How long does it take to go through Rosamond Gifford Zoo?

How long does it take to go through Rosamond Gifford Zoo? about 1 1/2 hours This is a lovely place to spend about 1 1/2 hours on a sunny day. It was a fairly easy

How long does it take to go through Rosamond Gifford Zoo?

about 1 1/2 hours
This is a lovely place to spend about 1 1/2 hours on a sunny day. It was a fairly easy walk. Maps were not given out, instead you were expected to download it. The price of admission was very reasonable and parking was easy.

How much does it cost to get into Rosamond Gifford Zoo?


Snow Leopard Days January & February General Pricing March-December
Children (2 & under) FREE FREE
Youth** (3-17) $2.00 $5.00
Adult (18-61) $5.00 $9.00
Seniors (62+) $2.50 $5.00

What time does the Burnet Park zoo open?

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Zoo hours are from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with the last reservations at 2:30 p.m. Doors close at 3:30 p.m. Early or late arrivals will NOT be accommodated.

How big is the Syracuse zoo?

17 ha
Rosamond Gifford Zoo/Area
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is a zoo in Syracuse, New York. It is owned and operated by Onondaga County Parks with support from Friends of the Zoo. The zoo is home to more than 700 animals on 43 acres (17 ha).

How many animals are at the Syracuse zoo?

Rosamond Gifford Zoo/Number of animals

How many zoos are in New York?

five zoos
New York City has five zoos in all — or one per borough — along with one extraordinary aquarium. With the exception of the Staten Island Zoo, the wildlife centers listed below are managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society, which supports and promotes conservation efforts around the world.

Is the Syracuse zoo open in the winter?

The zoo is a year-round facility, with 60 percent of exhibits indoors. Outdoor exhibits remain open for the winter and include species chosen for their ability to adapt to our region’s climate.

Does the Syracuse zoo Have Lions?

The zoo is hosting a display of dinosaurs throughout the regular exhibits.

How many elephants are at the Syracuse zoo?

The Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve is home to one of the world’s most respected Asian elephant programs. The preserve has recently been expanded to nearly 7 acres and includes a 50,000-gallon watering hole that mimics the native habitat of Asian elephants. The zoo is currently home to six adult Asian elephants.

What zoo is better Bronx or Central Park?

Bronx Zoo is amazing, and a whole day affair. Central Park Zoo is much smaller, but offers many other adventures. Rent bikes, walking tours, lots of rock formations for kids to play and climb on.

Is San Diego Safari Park open?

The San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park are open every day of the year, rain or shine, including ALL holidays!

Where is the entrance to the Syracuse Zoo?

Turn right onto Seymour Street; Turn right onto S. Wilbur Avenue; DO NOT enter the Zoo entrance on the left; Pass by the entrance and make your first left onto Coleridge Ave;Turn left into Burnet Park at Burnet Park Drive and follow signs.

What to do at Burnet Park in Syracuse?

Burnet Park has 2 tennis courts, 1 basketball court, and 2 handball courts. Playground consists of swings, slides, seesaws, and climbing bars. Picnic tables and benches are available in an attractive grove observation point, in a spot with an excellent view of the city. Golf grounds were laid out at Burnet Park in 1901.

When was the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park founded?

Founded in 1914, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is among the top 10 percent of zoos in the country as an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is dedicated to connecting people to the natural world by providing engaging guest experiences, exceptional animal care, and unparalleled conservation education.

What to see at the zoo in Onondaga County?

From the smallest animal (milkweed bug) to the largest (Asian elephant), the zoo offers unique viewing opportunities for its guests. During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties.