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Cougar Mountain Zoo

#2 of 31 things to do in Issaquah Features Animals
19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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Best zoo on the Eastside!

Fun place to go with the family. We live close to the Cougar Mountain Zoo and our family have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Issaquah, Washington
The bird zoo

At first glance and seeing the advertisements, this zoo look like an incredible place to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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19525 Southeast 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027
+1 425-392-6278
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun place to go with the family. We live close to the Cougar Mountain Zoo and our family have enjoyed visiting this zoo over the years. Never gets super crowded and on a clear day there are great views of Lake Sammamish. You can be...More

Thank Huggerlamb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

At first glance and seeing the advertisements, this zoo look like an incredible place to visit. Once there, we quickly realized this would be a short visit and we would have to find other things to fill the rest of our day. The zoo The...More

Thank Erickg123
Reviewed 4 days ago

One time we went and they'd let the shrubs grow up, so the kids couldn't see over them. When the kids climbed on the fence to get a boost and see the animals a lady came and snapped at them to get down. When we...More

Thank Frey29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early with lots of staff to give friendly advice. Really enjoyed the size of this zoo as it was so easy to navigate with young children. The staff held talks at the different animal enclosures which really gave a personal touch. The love and...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very fun zoo and my kids (almost 4 and 1.5) love it. It only takes about an hour while taking your time to walk the entire grounds. They have reindeer, tigers, cougars, wolves, wallabies, emus, alpacas, mule deer, lemurs, and a lot...More

Thank Autumn B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The best part about a small zoo is that you are close enough to see the animals really well. Plus they sell cups of apples that you can feed the deer & llama. The tiger feeding is very interesting. You can really see how big...More

Thank mathmagican
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Took my younger grandchildren to see this local Zoo, found it very pricey ..they sell apples in cups that you can feed to the animals but all of the animals had signs that say Do not feed ..so that was a little frustrating.Also it was...More

Thank bonnied91
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Small and compact but with a lovely selection of animals. 3 cougars who are active and great commentary from their keeper at feeding time. 🐱Several tigers and wolves along with the Magic Forest where you can feed the animals. Look...More

Thank Karyn_21
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice small neighborhood place. Amazing birds and lots of them. We enjoyed the parrot .The kids would say hi and the parrot responded with the amazing whistle. We have an 1yr old and 6,8 years old they really had a great time. Also very nice...More

Thank tulanesh
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I love taking my preschool class here because everyone pays their own way. I'd love to have a birthday party here but it's so expensive for such a small zoo.

Thank Spooky B
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