Explore the diverse exhibits and environments at Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The 17 hectare (43 acre) grounds host more than 700 individual animals. Wander through multiple themed areas, including the aviary, rainforest, elephant preserve, and primate park. As you walk the 0.8 km (0.5 mi) wildlife trail, you'll see snow leopards, condors, and rare Siberian tigers. The impressive penguin exhibit replicates the birds' native coastal habitat. When you're ready for a bite to eat, head to the Jungle Cafe, which offers organic coffee and health-conscious treats. Add Rosamond Gifford Zoo and other attractions to your Syracuse trip itinerary using our Syracuse trip planner.
Rosamond Gifford Zoo Reviews
This is a really nice small zoo. Very well maintained, with nice variety of animals kelts in nicely done enclosure. Most animals are easily seen, making it great for small children, who will also enjo... more »
Wide diversity of animal exhibits, staff talks, and tours. Well maintained and easily accessible for any age more »
Its been a while since I visited Rosamond Zoo. It was a nice quiet Monday. Some exhibits were under construction but we were able to see quite a bit of animals close and some were awake and roaming their cage. The Tigers cage can use some upkeep. There was a nice exhibit in the center of the zoo for the primates. It was nice to see the monkeys enjoying the ropes. Overall a nice hot and calm day with the family.
Beautiful zoo, reasonably priced, clean, and well maintained. I was very impressed with how healthy the animals appeared to be. Staff were friendly and informative. They have spray areas for cooling and there is plenty of parking. We had a wonderful time and will definitely go again. Great place to spend a few hours. I highly recommend it.
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