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North Carolina Zoo

#1 of 20 things to do in Asheboro Features Animals
4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
+1 800-488-0444
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great family outing

it costs a little, even the food, but it is a great zoo. you can save by taking your own... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
rick w
Cedar Falls, North Carolina
We are DEFINITELY returning!!!

We had the most amazing time!!!! The NCZoo is amazing! Our only regret is that we didn't allot... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Conway, South Carolina
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4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
+1 800-488-0444
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

it costs a little, even the food, but it is a great zoo. you can save by taking your own snacks,drinks and picnic. there's a lot to see, it also has things for the kids such as a play ground and water activities. it gets...More

Thank rick w
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing time!!!! The NCZoo is amazing! Our only regret is that we didn't allot enough time to see everything on our trip! We are returning so we can spend more than one day!!!! It is truly worth the extra money!!!!!

Thank Sweettinamarie
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The zoo has a wide selection of animals, including a fantastic polar bear exhibit. There are also a few areas for kids to play. The water play area is a treat during the warm weather. Be prepared for a lot of walking, including some hills.

Thank MichelleElizabeth1
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We arrived at 9:30 on a weekday-and so did multiple buses of schoolchildren! For the first hour or so we had to weave our way around all the children, but after an hour or so they thinned out. Yes, there is a lot of walking...More

Thank deeremom430
Reviewed 19 April 2016

this zoo is great... large areas for animals (so lots of walking ) the tram and shuttle is great to take you back to where you started ... love the area about bees and the polar bear section :)

Thank Twila C
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I love this zoo. Not being an urban zoo, they have an unbelievable amount of space for the fine collection of animals. People seemed to love the zoo but complained about how spread out it was and the requisite walking involved. This puzzles me, as...More

1  Thank TheHonestBroker
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The zoo is the perfect day trip in my opinion. I got to here at roughly 10:00am and was done by 2:00pm. All of the animals where easy to see and it wasn't to crowded.

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 15 April 2016

If you are animal lovers like my boyfriend and I are, Zoos are always a fun spectacle. The lay out of the Zoo was a little confusing since there are several entrances and exits. Plus it is a fairly long walk to the end of...More

1  Thank RawrAnitaRawr17
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at the zoo. We visited the North American area and the Africa area. I enjoyed them both. My favorite exhibits were of the polar bears ,they were playing in the water. It was great. We also enjoyed the indoor area...More

1  Thank southarnbelle
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

This zoo is nestled in the forest in a secluded and quiet setting. It is a very calm and relaxing place to walk and observe African or North American animals in spacious exhibits. We were particularly impressed with the elephants near the waterhole and the...More

Thank Jeremy044
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Chuck H
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Response from Herschel C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not unless they are a service dog.
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Response from nealvilleusa | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice.
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Response from Donna A | Reviewed this property |
This is a yes/no situation. Sometimes they are very close to the small pond that separates them from the waist high railing. You can get great photos there. If they are being fed then they are at the back of the exhibit.