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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Fort Wayne

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
Get a glimpse of 1,500 animals and 56 species from around the world at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. The zoo spans 38 acres and contains four themed areas: the African Journey, Australian Adventure, Central Zoo, and Indonesian Rainforest. You can observe the creatures native to these biomes in the various exhibits throughout them. There are also several interactive exhibits, such as a trail where children can climb into a tree house, and a farm setting where kids can pet and play with cows, goats, donkeys, and more. Take a trip on the Sky Safari ride to get an aerial view of the zoo's landscape or hop on the Dugout Canoe Ride for a float down a canal. Make Fort Wayne Children's Zoo a centerpiece of your Fort Wayne vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fort Wayne trip builder.
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  • My college student daughter and I needed a fun activity. The zoo fit the bill. We are enjoying the atmosphere and decorations. Wonderful gem in Ft. Wayne. 
  • Fun place, the variety of animals and the beautiful grounds make this a great place to visit. We try to go at least once a year 
  • As a person born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, I've been going to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo since I was a very little girl. Not ONCE in all the number of years I refuse to admit has it EVER d...  read more »
  • This is defiantly the best zoo in Indiana. I haven't been able to go to the new sting ray bay thou:(... Prices are reasonable even though the sky safari you can't really see any of the animals....I think the pony rides are a little to pricey just to be able to go two times around... Very awesome zoo
  • We love the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo! There are always behind the scene events going on. Check the website for dates and times. Or sign up for a zoo membership, and you'll receive a calender with all the dates marked for the events. The zoo membership is really the best way to go. After 2 trips you have started saving money. The zoo is great for everyone, all age groups! We plan family trips to the zoo! For the whole family! Pack a lunch! They have eating areas all over the park. Fort Wayne Children Zoo is ranked one of the best Zoos in Indiana! To me and my family it's ranked number 1! My parents took me when I was younger. I currently take my son. And I hope in the future my son will take his kids!
  • I am the Director at a Nursing home in Fort Wayne and went on an outing to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo today. When we arrived on of our volunteers had gotten sick and was unable to stay with us and push a wheelchair. We were in a pinch, but the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo offered us an employee to help push a resident in a wheelchair. We are very great for Rich's help today. Not only did he help push, but was very informative of the animals and the surroundings. We can't say thank you enough! We had a great time, thank you!
  • Bringing back memories of childhood, mixed with new exhibits like Sting Ray Bay, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is a treat for all generations. Today we were provided a special picnic lunch in Parkview pavilions I didn't even know existed for a company outing and the zoo exceeded my expectations with an outing that stood out from any previous picnics. Spacious, clean environment, shade from the heat and hidden like a little nest from the rest of the zoo, the pavilions were a very pleasant place to meet. The zoo itself provided all day fun for the family.
  • Best zoo in Indiana! My husband and I are members of this zoo. Well kept zoo with lots to see and do. Always clean and inviting to ALL ages. Great safari area and train ride is so relaxing. Thanks Fort Wayne for an amazing zoo. We have visited this zoo over 25 times and each time we see something new.
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