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Erie Zoo, Erie

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The Erie Zoo (formally Erie Zoological Park and Botanical Garden of Northwestern Pennsylvania), is a zoological park in Erie, Pennsylvania. It is located on 15 acres (6.1 ha) of land in Glenwood Park, just off West 38th Street between Cherry Street and Glenwood Park Avenue. The zoo has more than 400 animals, while the botanical gardens and greenhouse have over 600 species of plants from around the world. The zoo, which operates from March to November, attracts more than 400,000 annual visitors.
The Erie Zoo was a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) until 2021.
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  • A zoo perfect for young families to enjoy not too big can do in 2 hours or so. There are rhinos, monkeys, small animals, and a play area for kids. The carousal and train very popular with a extra... 
    A zoo perfect for young families to enjoy not too big can do in 2 hours or so. There are rhinos, monkeys, small animals, and a play area for kids. The carousal and train very popular with a extra...  more »
  • Arrived in town early the last Friday of August so I decided to visit the zoo. Although relatively small, the zoo, it's animals and the facilities all seemed excellent. It was a hot day, so many of....  more
    Arrived in town early the last Friday of August so I decided to visit the zoo. Although relatively small, the zoo, it's animals and the facilities all seemed excellent. It was a hot day, so many of....  more »
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  • We had a really nice time here! The train ride was fantastic. Lots of cool scenery to look at other then the exhibits. The day we visited it was not very crowded. So it made navigating the walkways much easier. I didn't get to take too many pictures as I didn't want to be on my phone and enjoying everything with my kiddo.
  • One of the best zoos I have visited! The orangutans are one of my favorites and they were playing around, engaging with visitors. Looked very happy. The staff were sweet as well. A man with animal pins reached out to me, seeing my sloth hoodie and showed me how to make a sloth pin. They were giving them out for a $1 donation each but we were so satisfied with our visit here, we gladly gave them $5. Can't wait to go back! :)

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