Como Zoo

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Spring has arrived and Como Zoo is open for business, as is Como Town right next door. The zoo is free, though they recommend a $2 per person donation to help defray costs. Parking in the area can be problematic and this year they have started a free shuttle from the nearby Warner Coliseum. The zoo is open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Each day there are a variety of programs available including story time, zoo keeper talks and other special events.

Como Zoo has worked hard over the years to upgrade their animal enclosures and visitors no longer see animals in steel cages. The paths wind through areas to allow easy viewing of the many different animals including big cats and polar bears. The zoo is not large and will only require a few hours to see everything, however right next door is Como Town.

Como  Town has more than 18 different rides for kids. Each ride will require at least 4 points. Points can be purchased as packages or a wrist band for unlimited rides can be purchased. Prices vary by time of day with a twilight wristband available after 4:00 pm. Como Town does not include the giant carosel outside the front of Como Zoo and this is a separate fee.

Como Zoo is located in Como Regional Park and it is well worth spending some time walking the paths nearby. Bring a picnic and plan to spend the day, you will be creating some memories that last a lifetime.

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