Potter Park Zoo

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The Potter Park Zoo is a 102-acre zoo located in Lansing, Michigan, within Lansing's Potter Park. Its mission is to Inspire people to conserve animals in the natural world.

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Apr 7, 2024
Had a great visit during off season, so no parking fee and cheaper tickets. It was cool weather so lots of animals outside. Good information placards and fun photo ops. Full review by norna12
Jun 29, 2023
Great little zoo. Beautiful grounds. A little challenging terrain, especially towards the elk. Nice place to spend an afternoon or a day, if you're like me. Would definitely be a member if I live… Full review by KJOpie
May 11, 2023
This is a really strong zoo for a city of Lansing's size. I explored the whole thing and it took 2 hours. Animals range from big (rhinos, camels, lion, tiger, cows) to small (snakes, binturong, pengu… Full review by 795davec
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Date founded:1920

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I am so sorry! Tripadvisor screwed up! I reviewed Zoobies and they stuck it with the zoo. I am trying to rectify the situation …
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I am so sorry! Tripadvisor screwed up! I reviewed Zoobies and they stuck it with the zoo. I am trying to rectify the situation though contacting them is beginning to seem difficult and their "help" pages are pretty useless. Hopefully, I've succeeded in deleting it. Go Potter Park Zoo! I will visit again soon!
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Zoobies is a bar in old town not anything to do with Potter Park Zoo
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Answer by Gerald F · Jan 26, 2018
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How much is admission
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Potterparkzoo. /visit/admissions Resident Adults $6. Non-resident adult $11 Child 3-12 $4
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Is Potter park decorated for the holidays until after the first of the year?
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Wonderland of Lights runs thru - Nov. 18 to Dec. 31 Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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Is it too early to go in April? Just want to make sure we see most of the animals!
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The Zoo is open year round, and most of the animals can be seen, either in their inside compounds or outside in large containment areas that are designed to look natural. With …
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The Zoo is open year round, and most of the animals can be seen, either in their inside compounds or outside in large containment areas that are designed to look natural. With the weather turning mild this week, I would expect most of the animals will be allowed outside.
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Anyone been to the Wonderland of Lights at the Zoo? Just wondering if it's worth an hours drive to see. We've been …
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Anyone been to the Wonderland of Lights at the Zoo? Just wondering if it's worth an hours drive to see. We've been to the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. The displays were nice but that was all they really had going on...
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I would say between the 2 zoos Detroit's is better.
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Answer by Amelia W · Dec 3, 2015
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Do I have to get a ticket in advance, or can I get one at the gate?
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No, tickets can be purchased at the gate.
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