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Red River Zoo

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4255 23rd Ave S, (near junction of I-94 and I-29), Fargo, ND 58104-8786
+1 701-277-9240
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Great for families

Affordable, interactive for the whole family. Liked the size and completed all activities within 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stacy S
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VERY small zoo but worth a trip

Guys, this is the tiniest zoo we've ever discovered, but it was worth checking out while we were in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
00Severijn
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Irvine, California
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The Red River Zoo is a leading conservation organization for some of the world's rarest cold climate species. We feature world class exhibits on over 33 beautiful acres. Founded in 1999, we are constantly growing into a leading attraction in the Fargo Moorhead area. Our new interactive Children' Zoo Farm and Nature's Legendary Playground open in 2016! Come in and see for yourself!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4255 23rd Ave S, (near junction of I-94 and I-29), Fargo, ND 58104-8786
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+1 701-277-9240
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Affordable, interactive for the whole family. Liked the size and completed all activities within 3 hrs. The carousel is a must and the adjoining playground let kids blow off steam. Fed the animals and played with toys in activity stations. What a gem

2  Thank Stacy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guys, this is the tiniest zoo we've ever discovered, but it was worth checking out while we were in Fargo for a couple of days. Reasonable entry fee so I was happy to donate a couple of extra dollars to their site (mostly because the...More

Thank 00Severijn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to zoo with daughter and two granddaughters. Went when zoo opened for day so wasn't too busy for a Friday morning. This is a nice attraction in the Fargo, ND area and not too big so you don't have to spend all day and...More

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely not a large Zoo. But they do have a lot of great attractions. Between the Otters and the wolves there's definitely a lot to see. We normally skip the carousel although it's only a dollar to ride. We do enjoy the bug barn and...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Walked to zoo from hotel, very convenient. Wolves and fox were very close to people. Petting area was also fun. Small.

Thank Bryan K
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Even though it was much smaller than the zoos we are used to in Minneapolis, the staff was excellent and gave us a great experience. You can tell much care and thought has been done in planning out the habitats for the animals. Our kids'...More

1  Thank zieglermpls
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

For being a small zoo, they have a lot of neat animals. Several exotic that you will not see at larger zoos. They do a lot to keep the zoo updated and fresh. Kids areas a plentiful with some interactive areas as well. The carousel...More

Thank Dave A
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The zoo was clean and the staff was friendly. There just wan't too many exciting species of animals here

Thank Collin96
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Last time we went was last summer during a safety event throughout the zoo. Get to see fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, and car accident demonstrations. It was also nice to see all the animals they have there. The place is small but is slowly...More

Thank Tracy R
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We visited this past summer and had a great time, but weren't sure what we would be able to see in the winter. We weren't disappointed. We spent a full two hours and had a great time (kids ages 12, 11 and 8). The wolves...More

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Response from Nicole J | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why it would pose a problem. The staff is very friendly and accommodating...I'm sure it would be fine.
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