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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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My family and I loved how it was indoors and outdoors! We loved seeing all the animals, and how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Queensbury, New York
An amazing time at this zoo...a must see in Syracuse

This zoo did not disappoint. We were visiting Syracuse for the NYS Fair and were looking for other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bronx, New York
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
+1 315-435-8511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I loved how it was indoors and outdoors! We loved seeing all the animals, and how some of them came really close! The food onsite was amazing and the gift shop wasn't too overly priced.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo did not disappoint. We were visiting Syracuse for the NYS Fair and were looking for other things to do in the area. I saw that this was in the are and had great reviews. We visited on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend....More

Thank Jemlnlx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So big to see it all you really need to take 2 days to spend any time in each area .The staff is great we have a year pass and go at least once a month

1  Thank AnnaMarie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great, fun place to visit with my grandchildren or grade school classes. This is one of the best Zoos in (upstate) Central New York with a great variety of many species and exhibits. It is in the city of Syracuse with ample parking accessibility,...More

Thank DayTrip258560
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite things about the Rosamond Gifford Zoo was the real attention to the gardening and plant life. It was a beautiful place to visit in July and we especially enjoyed the giant sunflowers. The center water feature is very nice and made...More

1  Thank TravelinThompsons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grounds are clean and well groomed. Staff is helpful but not out of their way helpful like, the Columbus Zoo. In side venues are a bit cramped and very loud when many visitors are present. Elephant compound is,...Excellent! Monkey area is also very good. Other...More

Thank Mick G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All sorts of animals in an easily walk-able zoo. Lots to see for a zoo of its size.Love that there are benches where you can just sit and watch the animals. Admission is a bargain for an afternoon of enjoyment and education. They had a...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family of 5 visited this zoo recently and had a great experience. The animals all seemed healthy and had ample room to roam. Very diverse animal population. They way the zoo is set up is great and easy to follow. We had...More

Thank Adam J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this zoo many times over the years and have enjoyed every visit. And while we enjoyed this last visit with the animatronic dinosaurs, we were greatly disappointed not to see the lion... The Tiger was awesome and huge, but no Lion. The...More

1  Thank treborl2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time visiting this zoo. The selection of animals was nice and the exhibits appeared to be well kept. However, we did experience a "city rat invasion." In the enclosed bird area, we saw a rat running around eating food. This is...More

1  Thank Tessa M
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Address: One Conservation Place Syracuse, NY 13204 (315) 435-8511 Directions: From the North Take I-81 South to exit 23A (Hiawatha Blvd.) Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd; At the stoplight at the end of the road turn... More
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I believe so. Call ahead to make sure and/or reserve.