ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey

3.4
#5 of 12 in Zoos & Aquariums in Pennsylvania
ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park houses 200 animals from all five natural regions of the United States, including the swamps, Big Sky Country, and the Southwest. The park offers a behind-the-scenes tour that offers an insider's look at the animal care and a night tour that showcases nocturnal animals in motion. Visitors of Hersheypark get free admission to the zoo, so consider making Hersheypark your first stop. Put ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park and other Hershey attractions into our Hershey travel itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 11, 2017
    For a smaller zoo, it is quite nice. Animals all out and about and staff very friendly. You can't really see the wolf exhibit.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    The zoo was a very enjoyable small zoo. The animals were highlighted in their natural areas and the zoo was easy to walk.Didn't realize that the Americas had so many native animals.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Considering the park improvements for rides and facilities the zoo is lacking. Hershey has not spent money to keep the zoo updated. It is a small zoo, I believe the animals are fed and cared for but t...  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    Sweet little zoo. Was not too crowded. Parking for free was a BIG plus. Staff friendly. The price was right. Family loved it.
  • July 5, 2017
    Very nice little zoo. It was included in our Hershey Park admission. As a stand alone zoo it would leave a little to be desired, but as an add on to our admission it was a nice little relaxing diversion from our day at the theme park.
  • June 4, 2017
    Great zoo! They take great care of there animals. The prices are very cheap too! Slightly small, but it's good for its size.
  • July 2, 2017
    Small and Quaint. Interesting sites such a bear,Bob cat, snakes galore​, snapping turtle. Lots of green foilage which is nice. Great price. Or free with Hershey Park admission
  • June 29, 2017
    Nice small zoo. Hilly walking but you can do a stroller. Great environment show to watch with songs and entertainment. Food available with outdoor eating. North American animals.

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