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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Fort Wayne

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Must see · Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Get a glimpse of 1,500 animals and 56 species from around the world at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. The zoo spans 38 acres and contains four themed areas: the African Journey, Australian Adventure, Central Zoo, and Indonesian Rainforest. You can observe the creatures native to these biomes in the various exhibits throughout them. There are also several interactive exhibits, such as a trail where children can climb into a tree house, and a farm setting where kids can pet and play with cows, goats, donkeys, and more. Take a trip on the Sky Safari ride to get an aerial view of the zoo's landscape or hop on the Dugout Canoe Ride for a float down a canal. Put Fort Wayne Children's Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Fort Wayne road trip planner.
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  • We have had the opportunity to visit this local gem several times with our grandchildren in the past 3 years. What a pride and joy for the Fort Wayne larger community. Great to be able to feed...  more »
  • A little gem that we almost missed taking in. Very few cons for this zoo at all. There are times within the zoo you forget your in one because it really feels like you're on a nature walk instead of.....  more »
  • I love this zoo! It's definitely worth the membership if you live in the area. We go 20+ times a year. It is only open April through October, but it's open late Memorial Day through Labor Day. The evenings are the best times as the animals are more active and it's cooler and less busy. The great thing about the Fort Wayne Zoo is that most exhibits are stroller height so you don't have to keep getting your kids out to see, like the Indy zoo. Love, love, love my zoo!
  • We had a great day at the zoo. Changes since I was last there. Seeing the zoo with my 2 1/2 great niece was so much fun. She loved all the animals, the goats were her favorite. She's brushed every goat at least twice. Loved feeding them. She didn't want to leave, but the adults were tired after 3 1/2 hours. Food & drinks were expensive. $15 for 4 bottles of water.

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