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Abilene Zoo

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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
325-673-WILD
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Excellent small zoo.

The zoo staff are very friendly and helpful. The zoo store is stocked with interesting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mickey101448
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San Angelo, Texas
Day with Grandson

This zoo is always clean and the animals are well cared for.We have visited this zoo every year we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matthew N
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Syracuse, Indiana
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“giraffe exhibit” (49 reviews)
“train ride” (21 reviews)
“splash pad” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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325-673-WILD
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"giraffe exhibit"
in 49 reviews
"train ride"
in 21 reviews
"splash pad"
in 12 reviews
"perfect size"
in 11 reviews
"reptile house"
in 7 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 7 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 9 reviews
"loved feeding the giraffes"
in 5 reviews
"white tiger"
in 5 reviews
"lettuce leaves"
in 5 reviews
"dog park"
in 7 reviews
"kids love"
in 10 reviews
"small town"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 9 reviews
"small kids"
in 6 reviews
"fort worth"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The zoo staff are very friendly and helpful. The zoo store is stocked with interesting memorabilia. The animals are well cared for and the exhibits are clean and provide an excellent viewing opportunity.

Thank Mickey101448
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Reviewed yesterday

This zoo is always clean and the animals are well cared for.We have visited this zoo every year we come. We never get tired of visiting.

Thank Matthew N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited a lot of very good zoos over the years and my visit to the Abilene Zoo was one of the best. I took 3 grandsons and they had a great time. Lots of animals to see, easy to walk around, clean, and...More

Thank John R T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to come for a relaxing day, youngsters and adults. It's clean and the exhibits continue to be updated. Amazing zoo in a small town.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained, clean and the staff was knowledgable and friendly. Good value for the price. Nice place to bring younger children. My boy is 2 years old

Thank Ralph H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from the Houston area, we didn't expect much but we loved the Abilene zoo! The paddle boats, train ride and the overall quality of the zoo itself were incredible! The staff were very friendly and the grounds were well maintained. The food was good...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since the last time I have been here they have improved so much! Definitely fun for all ages. Come visit!

Thank Mommy G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, clean and pretty zoo in a large public park. The zoo is small but well-laid out and just the perfect length of time for young kids. Animal highlights: White Tiger, Giraffes (with feedings at certain times), Lions, Rhinos, Camel, Zebras, Cougars, and much...More

Thank wendyquest
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is always a good place to go when you have children. The zoo here has been working really hard to make improvements and it shows.

Thank Arobertson9
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice small city zoo that I believe was opened in 1966. It has new giraffe exhibit and many of the other exhibits are been modernized. It has a very good education program also.

Thank Allan L
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Whiffawick
19 November 2015|
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Response from SmilingBig | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not for sure. You can contact them or check out their web site.
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Jessica W
18 August 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Those who have already answered have given your good information. Calling the source is always the BEST way to find out. We visited on 8/8/15 and the Giraffe habitat was still undergoing reconstruction. I understand the... More
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