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Cosley Zoo, Wheaton

4.3
#2 of 19 in Parks in DuPage County
Cosley Zoo is an AZA-accredited zoo located in Wheaton, Illinois. It is a facility of the Wheaton Park District and open year-round. The zoo, which is situated on 5 acres (2.0 ha) of land, is built on the site of a historic train station and consists of domestic animals, as well as wildlife that is native to Illinois.


The zoo holds various youth-directed programs, including Junior Zookeepers, birthday parties and holiday events.
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  • Fantastic exhibits native wildlife with some exotic so but the focus is definitely on Illinois animals. The Passion of this facility with all of the keepers and staff is amazing and they keep...  more »
  • This is a great way to spend a weekend afternoon. It's a little pricey for what you get but well worth it for the kids. Having a little snack shack there is great for when you don't want to pack a...  more »
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  • Such a fun little zoo! All the animals were displaying natural behaviors and there enclosures are so nice. Loved the raccoons. Loved the bird aviaries. Such a neat zoo doing so much good!
  • I took my daughter to this zoo about a week ago and she had a blast. I think it is one of the best zoos I have been to around Chicago. If you or your kids love animals this is a great place to go.

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