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Zoo in Forest Park

#6 of 41 things to do in Springfield Features Animals
302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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It will take you about 2 hrs to see all the animals,the admission is reasonable,the animals are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
via mobile
Like a kid again!

I was like a kid again when I went to the local zoo. Born and raised in Springfield Mass but never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
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This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
302 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA 01108-2329
+1 413-733-2251
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It will take you about 2 hrs to see all the animals,the admission is reasonable,the animals are well taken care of.you can't buy anything to eat in there pack a lunch to eat on the playground before entering.They also have a train that takes you...More

Thank GarciaEmelie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was like a kid again when I went to the local zoo. Born and raised in Springfield Mass but never been to our local zoo. I was surprised by all the animals that they have. I took my autistic client here and we both...More

Thank anexisb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo was super cute and well taken care of. The zoo takes good care of their animals and everyone there is super friendly.

Thank Jen J
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We paid $5 admission and couldn't even find the zoo. I imagine that if we would have been given a map of the park we would have found the Zoo but even after following the signs that pointed towards the zoo we still could not...More

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

One sad lonely little monkey sitting all alone. NO spider monkeys at least none we saw and we were there over 2 hours. What I like about this zoo is the hands on experience kids and adults get to have with these animals. They sell...More

2  Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This park is a great place for families. I definitely recommend it for a fun day at the park. It is family friendly, and a fun place to get away!!!

1  Thank MikePaul26
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Took the kids there, my youngest and her cousin, They kept me moving between the two of them.They had a blast and I was worn out.They had a good assortment of animals for a small zoo.

Thank Leroy T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place for children to experience different animals. There is a part of the zoo for children to pet the animals. The variety of animals is very good and don't forget to visit the monkeys. There are flower gardens to see and a large open...More

Thank buddybeau
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Can't missed this unique season light experience if you visit Springfield Great for family and children as you enjoy a car drive by creative season light show

Thank 56Jun
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter here who loves animals. Cute little zoo nestled inside the park. Good amount of animals. Had lots of facts about each animal. Great price. Down side... put money in the photo booth and it didn't work. No way to get our money...More

Thank Kristina B
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