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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Nice small zoo

Nice zoo for a small town. Went with school trip. Animals are nicely cared for and they have good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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My husband and I are Detroit Zoo members. We were able to get 50% off our entry fee. Keep in mind... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cindy L
Port Huron, Michigan, United States
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about zoo's in general. I know some do good and the animals need to be there for a purpose. However, it is still depressing sometimes to see some the small habitat's these poor animals live in daily. I don't know this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice zoo for a small town. Went with school trip. Animals are nicely cared for and they have good variety. They at least attempt to simulate habitat for many animals.

Thank rc648
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are Detroit Zoo members. We were able to get 50% off our entry fee. Keep in mind that you can also do the same with a membership at the Rosalind Gifford Zoo. You can visit other participating zoos and get anywhere...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly more than we expected. Lots of animals and interesting displays, both inside and out. Area next to elephants is under construction which was a bit inconvenient. Also, outside, many animals tended to congregate at the far end of their enclosures, so they were difficult...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 11 September 2018

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.

Thank trombleykil04
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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 5 September 2018

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 1 September 2018

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 30 August 2018

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 30 August 2018

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
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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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