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Address: 9305 Pismo Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone Number: 805.461.5080
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The Atascadero Zoo is small, very small. It is a fun trip with small children, so that they can have an experience with some birds and animals that they would not otherwise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Atascadero, California
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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Atascadero Zoo is small, very small. It is a fun trip with small children, so that they can have an experience with some birds and animals that they would not otherwise encounter. For adults without children, it will be a quick trip and not too exciting. There is at this time a lot of upgrading and renovating going on!... More 

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had to kill some time in Atascadero and went to the park, not realizing that there was a small zoo there. As 2 adults, we enjoyed seeing the variety of animals on display and 45 minutes passed very quickly. It is located in Atascadero Park where after the zoo, your kids can play on the playground or ball field... More 

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Buena Park, California
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83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My 2 daughters and I spent 90 minutes here. After reading the reviews, I thought there were only going to be 10 animal displays. Instead, I was pleasantly surprised with the 30 or so different animals. My younger daughter sketched all the animals, and the older daughter photographed them. The red panda and spider monkeys were extremely cute. It only... More 

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Atascadero, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a delightful little zoo that will make you smile and feel good about seeing animals well cared for in a natural and well maintained environment. The red pandas are such a delight!

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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Clean, and our children enjoyed it very much. We plan on returing again later this year. We have relatives visiting from out of town.

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San Luis Obispo
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Lots of fun to bring the family. The ice cream social is our favorite! The lady at the front selling tickets is rather rude but the rest of the team are great. The animals are obviously the reason we go, very cool!

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Santa Margarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This is not the largest Zoo however it is very kid friendly and staff will explain things if you ask. Adjacent to a nice park so if you bring a picnic kids lave fun there too!

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Rural California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It has recently been updated and looks much better for visitors and the animals. Our grandchildren enjoy seeing the animals and it is within Atascadero Lake Park so other activities as picnics, band concerts, wine festival and play ground are accessible to them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very clean and nice zoo. Although very small, my 3 and 1-year olds loved it. Took about 30 mins to see but enjoyed the park next door for another hour. We weren't disappointed at all and had a blast.

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Salinas, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Quaint zoo with varied animals. Red panda, tortoise and Malayan Tiger were among the varied animals. I have a toddler that was able to walk leisurely, without crowds and enjoy each exhibit at our pace. We were done with in an hour but I can definitely see families with older kids finish with in 15-30 minutes. We became members, which... More 

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Address: 9305 Pismo Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone Number: 805.461.5080
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero

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