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Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City

4.1
#4 of 28 in Parks in Salt Lake City
For a chance to discover some of the world's most diverse ecosystems without leaving Utah, visit Utah's Hogle Zoo. The site houses over 1,000 animals from around the globe, including white rhinoceros, African elephants, Siberian lynx, Amur tigers, polar bears, and sea lions. Recognized for its conservation efforts, the zoo implements a "reduce, reuse, and recycle" program and strives to teach the public about the importance of safeguarding the planet's biodegradable products. Start your adventure at the zoo's African savanna, a mixed-species exhibit featuring zebras, ostriches, giraffes, and lions. To touch and feed some of these wild creatures, visit the zoo's website and sign up for a personal animal encounter. For Utah's Hogle Zoo and beyond, use our Salt Lake City tour planning site to get the most from your Salt Lake City vacation.
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  • Had a nice time! Good verity of exciting animals. I went around 4pm and 2 hours seemed perfect since there was hardly anybody there during the week and with the times entry process. I was nose to...  more »
  • The money invested in this zoo over the last 15-20 years has done amazing things. From the Elephant habitat, the Asian highlands, and the Lion and Giraffe habitats, the improvements have really...  more »
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  • I wish I could give this place ten stars. I was extremely impressed! I’ve worked with animals forever. I know and understand what a lot of exotic animal needs are. They blew my expectations out of the water. All the animals are active and healthy! There are plenty of signs around that clearly state to please be quiet and respectful most people were with the exception of small children! Wonderful! Staff was friendly! Would definitely recommend! It’s a small zoo perfect place for small children and tired parents! Lots to see! Wonderful wonderful wonderful! Will definitely come back if in Utah again!
  • Small, full of animals, and easy to explore! This is probably one of the most well maintained zoo I've ever been to. It was clean and the animals were easy to see. There was a lot of interaction between visitors and staff, making for a welcoming experience. The admission fee was reasonable and the food is a tad pricey. You do get what you pay for. Highly recommended!

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