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Toledo Zoo

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Great Family Outing

We live “close” to both the Toledo Zoo and Detroit Zoo. Both Zoos have advantages over the other... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Rvaughn6
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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The best Zoo I've visited

Beautiful place, friendly people and staff, clean and lots of different animals to see, has lots of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Anastheapple
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Amman, Jordan
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Get an underwater view of hippos at the Hippoquarium, the only such zoo exhibit in the world, and then move on to see the 500 or so other species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
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2700 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43609-3100
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+1 419-385-5721
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We live “close” to both the Toledo Zoo and Detroit Zoo. Both Zoos have advantages over the other. Some of the things we and our 2 year old loves about the Toledo Zoo. (1) Train ride to see the savanna animals. (2) Exhibits are close...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Beautiful place, friendly people and staff, clean and lots of different animals to see, has lots of activities and events. A must if your in the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Anastheapple
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Very clean and lots of animals to see - and the aquarium even better. $17 adult entry covers both. We were a little surprised by the expensive food and drinks as well as the $8.00 parking fees but we figured that’s just to be expected...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tstacy218
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The best time to visit the zoo is in the evening in Fall, when they have all the lantern animals on display! All those beautiful colors, shining bright! It's also great to see how some of the real animals get more active at dusk.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BuckeyeAdventures
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This was our first time there and we brought our 9 year old granddaughter. We parked on the Broadway entrance, and the Aquarium was our first exhibit to see. We made our way through all the exhibits, making sure not to miss any by following...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We took our 4 year old and 2 year old grandkids to Toledo Zoo this morning and got there around 10;00AM. It wasn't very crowded at that time so it turned out to be a good time to visit. We entered and crossed the Highway...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jo_and_Tom
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I brag about our zoo it's the best love it so much I bought a senior grandparents membership,i take my grandkids every time they visit and I go when I want to just see the animals they never do the same thing

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sweetypiejames1965
Reviewed 7 August 2018

In my opinion, this zoo is over-rated. It boasts of so many animals. We sure didn't see them. It's a lot of walking, and very little viewing. I should have kept count of the number of animals we actually saw. I truly don't believe the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

When we went there were not a lot of animals available to see. For the cost of tickets and parking, then to pay for everything else that is charges it was not worth the money.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jodymckinley613
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We are members of this great zoo because we appreciate all the programs they offer for all ages. We go to many concerts in the amphitheater, and enjoy the entire place. We appreciate the conservation efforts that they do all over the world. We take...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Julyjanie
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Response from figthreee | Reviewed this property |
Parking is $8.00 for a standard vehicle. Vans and RV’s are more.
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If you are heading south, best options for overnighting could be Perrysburg/Rossgotd Cracker Barrel or Bowlng Green Walmart.
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