Roger Williams Park Zoo

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  • The Cotton-top Tamarin are So Cute at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island

    Aug 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: An inexpensive zoo that houses endangered species; educational.
    Cons: Confusing layout; some habitats are too small.

    Summary: For epinions members who are wondering why I went to a zoo I feel a need to explain. The summer is quickly coming to an end in Massachusetts and my husband and I are committed to doing and seeing things that we havenít done. One particular member (You ... read more

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island

    Apr 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful place, fun and beautiful.
    Cons: The bridge can be difficult with strollers.

    Summary: Roger Williams Park Zoo is located at 1000 Elmwood Avenue here in Providence Rhode Island. The telephone number there is 401-785-3510 in case you want to find out more about it. I did not have to travel very far to get there myself. Considering the fact ... read more

  • Roger Williams Zoo: Leaves the Boston Zoos in the Dust

    Feb 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: multiple views of most areas, fun factoids, hands-on activities, beautiful scenery
    Cons: difficult to find inside the park, one long route, no maps

    Summary: One of my biggest disappointments with the Boston area is that both zoos here are subpar. I've been spoiled in the past by close proximity to great zoos and I really miss the ability to just pick up and go to a good zoo whenever the mood strikes. The ... read more

  • Give this a Katie Rating

    Oct 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Various types of animals, friendly informed staff, interestng set up.
    Cons: Well , in bad weather, what Zoo is a good place to be?

    Summary: We went to Roger Williams as part of our exhibition through New England Zoos. I have a 4 year old that is crazy about animals. She spends a lot of time pretending to be one. So she is an expert on Zoos. She loved it. It was an adventure for us ... read more

  • Let's Go To the Zoo!

    Oct 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: beautiful scenery, viewing animals feels like they are in their own environment
    Cons: would like it to be bigger with more exhibits

    Summary: There are at least four zoos within an hour's drive from my home, maybe more. Roger Williams Park Zoo is one of them. I have also been fortunate enough in my life to have visited many zoos and animal parks, therefore, I am not necessarily "easy to ... read more

  • The Best Zoo in New England!

    Oct 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great layout, animal selection and price
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: This Summer my boyfriend and I went to New England States on vacation. We have visited many zoo across the county and this is by far the best. It has the best layout, most variety of animals and a friendly staff. The animals are well cared for and ... read more

  • Awesome Zoo

    Oct 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Varied exhibits, cheap
    Cons: sometimes exhibits are closed with no warning (Marco Polo)

    Summary: I have had a a zoo pass to the Roger Williams Zoo for over a year now. My family loves this zoo. It is located in Providence Rhode Island, right off interstate 95. There are too many animals here to name them all, but my favorites here are ... read more

  • Great Family Fun!!

    Sep 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: clean, huge, inexpensive
    Cons: none except maybe the weather that day

    Summary: We recently took our 4 children to the Roger Williams Zoo. My sister and her family joined us as well. The drive was about 1hr 10min,form where I live it, not bad!! I had never been there before, what a wonderful place! When we got there it was lightly ... read more

  • New Zoo Review

    Jun 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good animal variety. Friendly environment. Hyrax and Tree Kangaroo
    Cons: Difficult to park late in the day.

    Summary: What do you get when you cross a naked mole rat with a tree kangaroo? If you want to imagine the possibilities yourself, Roger Williams Park Zoo can provide you with live examples. Located right off Route 95 (Exit 17 -Elmwood ... read more

  • A real gem of a family zoo

    May 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small in space, so great for kids, lots of wonderful animal exhibits
    Cons: none

    Summary: We've visited the Roger Williams Zoo 3 times now as a family, and we love it! We went the first time on a whim---just felt like trying a new family destination, and took off for Providence. We found that the zoo was easy to find, had plenty of parking, ... read more

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  • The Best Zoo in New England

    Mar 30, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Manageable, pleasant atmosphere, helpful stafff.
    Cons: The food is awful.

    Summary: The Roger Williams zoo is small, relatively inexpensive, well maintained and has a number of newly renovated exhibits.  The elephant area has been expanded considerably and the giraffe area is a bit bigger.  The zoo is easy to navigate after a ... read more

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