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Rolling Hills Zoo

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Open Now: 08:00 - 05:00
Open today: 08:00 - 05:00
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Wild Day of Adventure

Enjoyed the day with my hubby exploring all the different creatures that live among us. The animals... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MiKayla A
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Nice surprise in the middle of Kansas

Husband and I visited here while camping at Kanopolis Lake. We visited the Museum first and spent a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manhattan, Kansas
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  • Poor1%
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If you are looking to satisfy your appetite for a wild adventure, Rolling Hills Zoo can provide two unique experiences you won’t soon forget. Settled among the Smoky Hills of central Kansas, this 65-acre zoological park, home to more than 110...more
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625 N Hedville Rd, Salina, KS 67401-9764
+1 785-827-9488
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All reviews stuffed animals baby giraffe nice surprise wide variety of animals animal exhibits nice facility couple hours indoor museum all ages road trip great place to visit dioramas viewing grandkids orangutans flamingos enclosures
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the day with my hubby exploring all the different creatures that live among us. The animals were very active in the early morning for us so the pictures we took were amazing.

Thank MiKayla A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I visited here while camping at Kanopolis Lake. We visited the Museum first and spent a great deal of time looking at the dioramas. The dioramas are amazingly detailed and well done. We got out to walk through the zoo after 12:00. This...More

Thank HMP32015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for the past 13 years whenever I’m in the area & it never disappoints. It is small & their collection is small, but impressive. Great place to make a pit stop & stretch your legs. Grounds are always well maintained & is...More

Thank shaunj574
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Our family loves Rolling Hills Zoo! The zoo has a beautiful location. The new tigers are big and bold. If you are lucky, you will see the Sichuan takin.

Thank ReasonablePerson
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

There was a nice selection of animals. I was very impressed to find so many creatures in such an out-of-the-way place.

Thank bobsmail16
Reviewed 6 August 2018

His favorites were the giraffes and the anteater. It was easy to walk around and there were lots of places to rest. There was a great play area where the grandparents could relax. LOL!

Thank Dorothy2012
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The zoo and the museum were both amazing! Our son and grandson loved both! The park was clean and the museum has a lot of great displays. The arachnid exhibit was very nice.

Thank bravesenglish
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Had a good time here with the grandkids. Enjoyed the animals and favorite was the giraffe. We brought our disability scooters so we were able to go too. Weather wasn’t to hot either.

Thank Truckergal52
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Love the encounters, the museum and the zoo. Great place to visit. Very unexpected for the area, but nice to have close!

Thank Paul N Jess K
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Well done for med. Zoo. Would have liked to see Panda and Koala but understand the conditions for such would cost a lot. I think the museum is okay. Peole shouldnt bicker about the stuffed animals. These types of museums have been around for a...More

Thank terhadley
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Les D
4 August 2018|
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Response from lindahenderson81 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a tram that takes you all the way around the zoo. The trams run daily through Labor Day weekend and then available weekends only through Thanksgiving and April 1st through Memorial Day. , Available by... More
20 October 2017|
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Response from Salinans | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is at least around 3 miles or so, but there is a Security Vehicke that circles frequently should you need mobility help. There are open air shuttles available for a reasonable cost. My husnand has a bad... More
Trish W
18 March 2017|
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Response from lindahenderson81 | Property representative |
Yes, we do have scooters for rent. We look forward to your visit to the Zoo!