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Red River Zoo
4220 21st Ave SW
Fargo
ND
58104
Tel: 701-277-9240

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The Red River Zoo is located in southwest Fargo, North Dakota on thirty-three acres of land, formerly the George Anderson Family Red River Ranch.

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When you visit the Zoo you will see many animals that are rarely seen at other zoos such as Tanuki, East Caucasian Tur, White-lipped Deer and Pallas Cats. Of course, we also include many other more familiar animals like Meerkats, Tamarins and Bison and over 80 other species from around the world. While strolling through the park don't miss a magical ride on our fully-restored 1928 Allen Herschel Carousel.

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When can we go?

Open daily from 10am to 8pm through Labor Day.

After Labor Day hours open Fridays, Saturday's and Sundays noon - 4:00 pm (weather permitting) throu

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    We're from New Orleans, where there is a huge zoo, and live in Minneapolis, where there are 2 huge zoos, so we thought this one wouldn't be as good when we arrived because it was so much smaller. But it was, and I think for that reason! I loved how close you could get to the animals. We touched all of the animals in the petting zoo/farm area. We fed ducks, geese, and farm animals. We could've touched the prairie dogs even (but didn't in case they would bite), and we were able to touch and pet the male deer (super cool experience!!). The eagle was...Read More

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    It's a nice school, but it's just a little too small.

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    Merry go round & playground? At a zoo? :(

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    Fargo, ND has a zoo. It's great. Imagine the animals that CAN live in captivity in a zoo in Fargo! It's not like we are going to make a huge dome for animals to live under on our tax money, or our donations.
    My whole family loves our zoo and the incredible animals that they bring to us.
    I applaud there efforts and visit often!

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    This is a great little zoo, the new otter exhibit looks awesome

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We're from New Orleans, where there is a huge zoo, and live in Minneapolis, where there are 2 huge zoos, so we thought this one wouldn't be as good when we arrived because it was so much smaller. But it was, and I think for that reason! I loved how close you could get to the animals. We touched all of the animals in the petting zoo/farm area. We fed ducks, geese, and farm animals. We could've touched the prairie dogs even (but didn't in case they would bite), and we were able to touch and pet the male deer (super cool experience!!). The eagle was also nice to see unobstructed since he has an open-front enclosure. The wolves and red panda were so awesome to see up close. The carousel was also fun. Overall, LOVED this zoo. Very glad we stopped.

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