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Riverview Park and Zoo, Peterborough
(4.5/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Take the whole family out for a stroll through Riverview Park and Zoo. The zoo features over 48 species in a large park area packed with activities for kids and adults alike. Walking trails lead the way through the exhibits, and afterwards the kids can enjoy the splash pads while you try your hand at some frisbee golf. A miniature train ride offers a fun alternative to walking around the park, and the vibrant gardens are perfect for an outdoor picnic. Arrange your visit to Riverview Park and Zoo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Peterborough using our Peterborough travel itinerary maker.
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  • The zoo is free!!! what more can you ask for. Great staff and nice attractions. Will visit again !!! 
  • What a great little spot. Love that there is a playground and splash pad as well. The train is always a good time. It's great that it's free entry. We like to think of it was free WITH donation. Suppo...  more »
  • If you walked at a normal pace it would take you 10 minutes to circle the whole property - it's fairly small. But there are a whole range of great animals (rescued not bred...) that will make this zoo...  more »