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The Zoo at Forest Park - Springfield, MA
in Zoos
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.589 W 072° 33.992
18T E 701298 N 4661133
Quick Description: The Zoo in Forest Park is located in the upper part of Forest Park in Springfield.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2011 12:28:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMD7JM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Forest Park Zoological Society promotes public awareness and appreciation for indigenous and exotic animals. It provides educational programs to encourage understanding and respect for the natural environment. The zoo maintains a collection of over 150 animals including large and small mammals, reptiles and birds.

The Zoo sustained tree damage during the October snowstorm and, due to unsafe conditions, closed early for the season. The trees are being tended to and the zoo officially re-opens to the public in the Spring.


2011
General Admission:
Up to age 1 FREE
Children up to age 4 : $2.50
Children ages 5 - 12 : $4.75
Adults : $6.75
Senior Citizens : $4.75
Train Rides : $3.25
Animal Food Packages : $1.50 - $3.00
Zoo Website address: [Web Link]

Admission Cost: 7.00 (listed in local currency)

Visit Instructions:
Please tell us a story about your visit to the zoo and the date of your visit. Additional photos, especially animals, are appreciated, but not required.
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