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Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Great place for all ages !

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is a place for everyone. The animals have natural settings and all are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Elizabeth M
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Great place to take the children. The atmosphere is wonderful

This is a great place to visit. It is well kept and the staff is available to give information on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Syracuse, New York
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1 Conservation Pl, Syracuse, NY 13204-2590
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is a place for everyone. The animals have natural settings and all are easily visible. The layout makes the zoo easy to get around, even if that involves a stroller or a wheelchair. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and are...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit. It is well kept and the staff is available to give information on all the animals

Thank gkp35
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great zoo! Clean, great variety of things to see and do. The food court has a great selection of healthy options. The zoo camps are wonderful for kids. We have been here at least 100 times over the years.

Thank amy h
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Zoo is very nice. I would consider this a perfect example of quality over quantity. It is the right size and has a real nice assortment of animals of many species. I was a taxi driver and brought a couple from Buffalo NY to...More

Thank Quest51525207570
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall the zoo needs to be updated, they have a fair selection of animals however the facilities feel very run down. They added mechanical dinosaurs however I don't feel it fits the venue. Overall I suppose it is worth the price of admission if you...More

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little zoo, Fun had by all. Very clean and the staff when interacting with them were very knowledgeable. Definitely a great place to visit.. A few times a year!

Thank JulieannaCollins
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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 25 September 2018 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 22 September 2018

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
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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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