Walk Underneath Tigers, See Rare Animals, And More At The Roosevelt Park Zoo In North Dakota
North Dakota has only a handful of zoos. There are two in the Red River Valley – Red River Zoo in Fargo and the Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton – and one in the state’s capital city, the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck. You can also experience wild animals in the west when you explore places like the badlands, where the bison really do roam and wild horse herds thrive. One of the best places to see rare animals in ways you never have before is the Roosevelt Park Zoo in the Magic City.
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The Roosevelt Park Zoo is open year-round with seasonal hours. You can find more information about the zoo on their website and on their Facebook page.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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