Known As The Best Little Zoo In The West, This Idaho Zoo Is Perfect For Your Next Outing
By Courtnie Erickson|Published April 13, 2022
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
Idaho is home to some cool wildlife such as bears, moose, and wolves. However, when you want to see animals up close and in person, you don’t have to travel far. At Idaho’s best-kept secret, the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, you can spend a gorgeous day outdoors, enjoying and learning more about all types of creatures. In fact, the Idaho Falls Zoo is known as the best little zoo in the West, and we completely agree.
The Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park is open from April to October each year. Stop by the zoo’s website and Facebook page to learn more about hours, exhibits, current animals, upcoming events, and more.
Have you ever been to the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, the best little zoo in the west? What was your favorite part of this Idaho attraction? Let us know in the comments! And, if you are looking for a full-day adventure in Idaho Falls, make sure to visit Manwaring Cheese. This family-owned business has been making delicious cheese curds since 1955.
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