Baton Rouge Zoo

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The Baton Rouge Zoo is located 15 minutes north of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


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Oct 16, 2023
Amazing zoo even with all of the construction. It will be even better when they finish everything. The enclosures for the animals are well maintained and plenty of space. The staff were friendly and … Full review by NMkitten
Jun 12, 2023
Lots of construction for new exhibits. Going to be amazing when done. Enjoyed all the animals that were out. The Pygmy Hippo habitat is done and amazing. They were swimming and diving and putting on … Full review by Q6473JKcaroleh
May 6, 2023
It was just ok. They are doing a lot of reconstruction so really wasn’t a whole lot to see. My kids enjoyed it but I was underwhelmed. Def needs the train running, more food areas without birds and j… Full review by FranVBailey


Date founded:1966


Questions & answers

Are dogs allowed at the BR zoo?
I have never seen pets/ dogs at the zoo. Possibly may allow service dogs, I would call
Answer by Ginger G · May 3, 2018
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Frequently asked questions

Are outside food and drinks allowed at the Zoo?
Yes, except for large, rolling coolers that could obstruct walkways.
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