2013 Award Winner: BEST Fun Place for Kids

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Woodland Park Zoo

Nominated for: BEST Fun Place for Kids

Woodland Park Zoo 601 N 59th St Seattle WA (206) 548-2500

Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act. For more than 100 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis. Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo to marvel at the animals and be inspired by the peaceful and beautiful surroundings.
Woodland Park Zoo encompasses 92 acres and features more than 1,090 individual animals representing nearly 300 species. The grounds are divided into what are known as bioclimatic zones, the unique habitats around the world, from tropical rain forests to the frigid climes of the Far North. The zoo manages the largest live animal collection in Washington state, with approximately 1,100 specimens representing nearly 300 species including invertebrates. The zoo provides a home for 35 endangered and five threatened animal species. The zoo's botanical collection includes 7,000 trees and more than 50,000 shrubs and herbs representing more than 1,000 species.

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98 Tips from Voters

Brianna M. on September 25, 2013

I went here all the time when I was a kid, and now take my kids here all the time. It never gets boring!! Just love it!!

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Woodworkingteach on September 24, 2013

Every visit is an adventure.

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Amber L. on September 23, 2013

Love The Zoo

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Toni M. on September 23, 2013

Our favorite by far!

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Kristie S. on September 22, 2013

Our entire family loves visiting Woodland Park Zoo!

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Helica F. on September 22, 2013

Love this place :)

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Kendrawb on September 21, 2013

One word for the summer of 2013 - BABIES!

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Rebecca M. on September 21, 2013

We love this zoo! Every time we go we spend 7-8 hours looking at everything and letting the kids play! We have passes and go monthly and there is always something different happening!

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Elizabeth G. on September 19, 2013

There's so much to do and see at the WPZ. Overnight camps for kids and parent, lots of activities, and conversation to boot!

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Maria\doug R. on September 18, 2013

... had a lawn where toddler or children could run free or gone wild

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