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Abilene Zoo

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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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Beautiful small zoo

This is my favorite zoo to take the grandchildren. It is small and not really crowded. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Farmers Branch, Texas
A great zoo with frequent improvements.

The Abilene zoo area has a great little park with an adventure park just outside. Also there is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tuscola, Texas
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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my favorite zoo to take the grandchildren. It is small and not really crowded. The collection is not as large as the Ft. Worth or Dallas zoos, but this one was a much better experience. The girls loved feeding the giraffes!

Thank CharliesMom2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Abilene zoo area has a great little park with an adventure park just outside. Also there is a jogging trail, a dog park, a pond you can fish in, & picnic tables with grills. The zoo itself has a neat new giraffe feeding area,...More

Thank CRNASpartan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to the Abilene Zoo! The new giraffe exhibit is absolutely amazing and you are still able to feed them which makes this zoo a big hit for many people.

Thank Emmy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took all of our grandkids to the Abilene Zoo. Everyone had a wonderful experience. Really like the new renovations. Great facility for a city this size, I expect it is the envy of area towns.

Thank oldblueroadking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a smaller zoo this place is surprising. Lots of new consrtuction too exhibits that are unbelievable. The new giraffe exhibit is amazing as is the new alkigator enclosure.

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our grandkids and for a small zoo it had a lot of animal exhibits and was just right for a short day tour. Grounds seemed to be kept well and views of animal pens great for smaller children, well worth taking a family to.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We go to zoos in many different cities on out road trips. There was not anything specifically wrong with this zoo, it just was not one of our more favorite. It was small, which is ok, but we would probably not go a second time.

Thank C2362FJkathyg
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here in over 20+ years and I must say it's changed a lot. Love the new giraffe exhibit! The ladies there were very engaged and knew ALL about our giraffes! Great lol walking zoo if you need to get your steps in. Not...More

Thank rhomeotlc2001
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Small zoo, very well kept and great place for family with small kids. Lots of things for the little ones do do, all done in 2 hours.

Thank Agatag
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We all enjoyed the animals and how clean and organized this zoo is. What a fun few hours! Although small, many animals were out making noises anticipating their lunch time.

Thank SandiJ94
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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.
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