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The Buffalo Zoo

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300 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214-1963
+1 716-837-3900
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Great Zoo!

We live near Erie and we have been to other zoos and I have to say the Buffalo Zoo is an awesome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
joseph W
via mobile
Not bad

Not bad, smaller than I am used to, formerly living In denver, but nice zoo, good time for my young... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
I8116WCchristopherp
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Lancaster, United States
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Founded in 1875, the Buffalo Zoo is the third oldest zoo in the United States. Each year, the Zoo welcomes approximately 400,000 visitors and is the second largest tourist attraction in Western New York, second only to Niagara Falls.Located on 23.5 acres of Buffalo’s beautiful Delaware Park, the Zoo exhibits a diverse collection of wild and exotic animals and more than 320 different species of plants. Open year-round, the Zoo is a constant source of conservation, education and recreation for Western New York.
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible3%
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300 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214-1963
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We live near Erie and we have been to other zoos and I have to say the Buffalo Zoo is an awesome little zoo. Well done exhibits and enclosures for the animals. Very educational as well. May small shows and feeding time which were very...More

Thank joseph W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not bad, smaller than I am used to, formerly living In denver, but nice zoo, good time for my young daughter and got ththe famikynpass for a reasonable price. Enjoyable

Thank I8116WCchristopherp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Buffalo and have a yearly membership to this zoo. It is nice for a half day trip to see the animals. My children, aged 5-9 now, will go often and never get bored. They have made many upgrades to this zoo in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well planned zoo in a great park. Easy to get around and see the animals. Not too busy and great for both kids and adults. Reindeer are a bit nuts - but fun. A few African cats I've not seen before too.

Thank HardCorToronto
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great zoo. Many animal houses have been renovated. New polar bear and eagle exhibits are great to see. Nice leisurely day

Thank jcat73
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Reviewed 1 week ago

all the animals are well cared for, cages are clean and the grounds are well maintained. All on one level so easy access for stroller or wheelchair

Thank michaelbQ168AO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Remember seeing the polar bears and peacock when i was a child here and now i bring my own family to see the beautiful creatures. The zoo is well maintained and lots of parking.

Thank econapple
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sign at the front gate said it all....lions and tigers off exhibit. The disappointment set in, but we trudged on. Our last visit a couple of years ago had similar exhibits. Welllll, the polar bear stole the show and life at the zoo was...More

1  Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go here every other year when visiting family in the area. Very disappointed when we took 6 kids to find that a lot of the attractions were closed up due to renovations and repairs. When paying that much it would be nice to have...More

2  Thank Penny T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Born and raised in Buffalo, this zoo really hasn't gotten old. We used to frequent when the kids were younger, but just visited last summer for the first time in a few years and they have done a great job of adding to it!

Thank Holly S
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Karen L
1 June 2018|
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Response from Dawn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes but my advice is if your looking for a great zoo Toronto Zoo is worth the trip and it’s way better than the buffalo zoo
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Dynamite2805
16 February 2018|
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Response from t_niagara86 | Reviewed this property |
Yup
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Response from SalSicily | Reviewed this property |
Tough to tell we spent a day and had luck with some and none with others. I’d recommend inquiring about feeding times and work around them for activity. I’d do that next time I go. Early summer late spring might be best in... More
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