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Hattiesburg Zoo

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A small, well-planned and well-maintained zoo

Hattiesburg Zoo is a small zoo without a big budget. Hence, it does not have the space or the funds... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Jessica R
Small Zoo with a Great Price

Yes, it's a small zoo... but there are some great animals, everything is clean / organized, and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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12-acre Zoo featuring 100 species of animals including tiger, tapir, capybara, zebras, alpacas, primates, birds, sloths, reptiles, flamingos, servals, porcupines, etc. Attactions include train, carousel, 4-story high ropes adventure course, splash...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
107 S 17th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
+1 601-545-4576
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All reviews train ride splash pad small children ropes course merry go round small town cool off perfect size playground area well worth the price couple of hours a great place to spend animals seem enjoyed our visit new orleans great price concession stand
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Hattiesburg Zoo is a small zoo without a big budget. Hence, it does not have the space or the funds to maintain large animals like elephants or giraffes. It does, however, have a good collection of smaller animals. It has an alligator, some interesting bird...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Yes, it's a small zoo... but there are some great animals, everything is clean / organized, and best of all the price is great! $5 to get in, $2 for the train ride (skip this, it's not worth the money). Lemurs, prairie dogs, small cats,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank solounviajero
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Eh it's ok rather small, but for small children or a few hours, not bad. We prefer the Audubon though

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Alksj
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My 18 month old loves this zoo. We went almost once a week this summer and she was always interested and had a great time. It's the perfect morning out. There is plenty of shade and fans throughout the zoo. Becoming overheated in the Mississippi...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ErniB
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

What a perfect little place! It's still growing, so stay tuned but in the meantime, what a sweet little gem! At only $5, you get a splash pad, cool little playground and some neat animals. For a little more, you can get a train ride....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank hmnichols
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

3 generations - can enjoy this shady, quaint, neat, well-groomed, inexpensive zoo. Yes, you can go to a larger more expensive zoo but my 3 yr old grandchildren were entertained for more hours than needed. (Naps called us!) The variety of animals, the splash pad,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice zoo not very expensive and has a splash area for the kids to cool off and play while parents sit in the shade

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Took my grandsons to try out the new ropes course and it is really good. They all loved it and we spend as much time as we could there before going on to visit the animals. Hattiesburg Zoo is really terrific, especially for such a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nana_JP
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this small zoo in Hattiesburg! Sad that the tiger was not there, but enjoyed how they have it set up by continent. We loved South America and Africa!! A great place to go with small children in the heat..... there splash pad area...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice zoo. Despite its size it has much to offer for the very low price of admission. Many different animals and the kids loved the splash pad and ropes course. Would also recommend the train ride even though it's a short...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jessie H
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Brande C
8 August 2018|
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Response from 956angelw | Reviewed this property |
It was open when we were there, but I’m not sure about September.
14 July 2018|
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Response from Debra J | Reviewed this property |
It was only $5.00 per person and worth it
28 March 2018|
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Response from Rick T | Property representative |
Yes, indeed. There is one in the park outside the Zoo and inside the Zoo is the "Bug Hub Playground" featuring a sliding hill, spider web climbing net, logs to walk and a giant snail. Or, you can bring something to play in... More