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Roger Williams Park Zoo

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1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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Swan Boat Rides on a Sunny afternoon,,,

Nice park and the Swan Boat rides were fantastic, Reasonable price for this adventure. Not so sure... read more

Reviewed today
A Wonderful Place to Visit!!

This is a wonderful zoo. There are a lot of animals on display. The park is very clean and easily... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Warwick, Rhode Island
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Roger Williams Park Zoo, one of the nation's oldest, exhibits 100 rare and fascinating species from around the world including African elephant, giraffes, moon bears, snow leopards, flamingos, harbor seals, timber rattlesnakes and more in naturalistic enclosures. The Zoo also features seasonal activities, family-friendly education programs, and special evening events, like the nationally acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, scheduled throughout the year. In addition, the Zoo participates in collaborative conservation and breeding programs to help ensure the future survival of threatened and endangered species both locally and around the world. Visit our website for more information.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907-3659
+1 401-785-3510
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Reviewed today

Nice park and the Swan Boat rides were fantastic, Reasonable price for this adventure. Not so sure about the ZipLine attraction next to it though, A lot of noise for this ride that was very short ( one ascent and descent) . We got the...More

Thank Townie234
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful zoo. There are a lot of animals on display. The park is very clean and easily navigable. The staff is friendly and the ticket prices are very reasonable. If you are a member there are a lot of great events throughout...More

Thank umberto1909
Reviewed 5 days ago

The animals are active, healthy, curious,and stimulated with new toys and treats. The pathways are easy to navigate, with spacious viewing areas to accommodate a crowd. Exhibits are clean and well labeled. The snack bar has healthy vegetarian choices. We always enjoy our time at...More

Thank SeeSmellTasteTouch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll start off by saying there were lots of very nice exhibits at this zoo. The problem was that it cost about 60 bucks for our family of four to get in. They charge exorbitant fees for food, drinks, souvenirs, etc. It was also very...More

1  Thank K M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. It has a great variety of animals. We strolled leisurely throughout the zoo and it was a very pleasant experience. Very educational too. The cost to get in is very affordable, and your kids will love this place. There is also a...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a day when they were getting ready for pumpkin fest in October. Blocked sidewalks, noisy tools, stacks of wood, empty exhibits. My niece may not have noticed but we did. She Loved the water play area. The train ride is great for...More

Thank hollyt512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So great to walk through the park and see all of the pumpkins. The carvings are amazing! Good to go later in the night. Less people. Can be crowded. Well worth the visit. Music is playing and you can drink pumpkin spiced drinks and beer....More

Thank capehomes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite activties to do with the kids. The zoo is beautiful and very clean. They have a water area inside the zoo that our daughter would play at for hours if we let her. The playground is huge and also...More

Thank 4EddyB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Zoos and parks with great scenery and historic accolades this park is for you. Wonderful setting, nicely landscaped and has the great pumpkin fest every Halloween which is a MUST SEE event for all near and far !!

Thank daviddK2909AH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot to like about the Roger Williams Park Zoo. It's in beautiful Providence, RI in the middle of a beautiful larger park. There's plenty of FREE parking. Admission is very reasonable. You can see everything in 2-3 hours. It has a large variety...More

Thank FlyingGardenGuy
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Kim W
16 May 2017|
Response from BetsyC10384 | Reviewed this property |
Their website says they rent manual wheelchairs for 5 dollars and and ez cart wheelchair for $25 but to call them first to reserve it if you want the ez kind.
Corey S
24 January 2017|
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Response from jcdcooks | Reviewed this property |
Zoo prices- $15.00 adults, $10.00 kids, 2 and under free
25 September 2016|
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