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North Carolina Zoo

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Address: 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone Number: (800)-488-0444
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kidzone is great!!

Grandchildren loved kidzone. Plan on kids getting wet and dirty.......the kids didn't want to leave.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Asheboro, North Carolina
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Asheboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Grandchildren loved kidzone. Plan on kids getting wet and dirty.......the kids didn't want to leave.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This zoo is amazing! They treat their animals with such reverence and respect. The natural habitat displays enhance the surreal wildlife. The staff is available but not intrusive and they are more than willing to offer information and answer questions. Clean and not commercial. I recommend being there at park opening - it is quiet and not as crowded for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This zoo has the best lion exhibit I've ever seen! In fact, the majority of exhibits here are both unique and full of animals. They have several chimps, lions, and girraffes. Also, this is the first zoo I had been to with a Polar bear, Arctic fox, and puffins! They have them laid out in groupings according to geographic locations... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I took my daughter on a warm, sunny June day to the zoo since we were visiting the area. She loves zoos so we thought it would be worthwhile to check it out. We were totally impressed. What a beautiful setting they chose. This is a "naturalistic" park, done much like you'd see at Disneyworld. There's wonderful wooded trails leading... More 

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Dendron, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Today we visited the NC Zoo for the first time, we will be going back. I was very impressed with the variety of animals. It was also very handicapped and stroller friendly. The zoo is mainly in the shade so it makes for a cooler trip than other zoos. As a person who has some difficulty getting around there were... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I loved this place though I went in January when it was cold I still was able to see alot of animals and fun things for kids to do. Alot of play areas that you can rest and let the kids enjoy.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Free shuttle between parking lots is great! A lot of walking! Fun day trip. The dinosaur exhibit was awesome!

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We loved it. You could actually see the animals and they all had nice enclosures...some interesting animals to see. My favorites were the cougars...beautiful critters. We only bought the zoo tickets and skipped the sponge bob movie...how odd?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Zoo was nice, lots to do for kids and lots of animals to see. I liked the set up, lots of seats and water fountains and food, drink & restrooms every so often...lots of shade and air-conditioning exhibits available. also the restaurants and restrooms were clean and animals looked healthy A few dislikes: a few " big attractions" were closed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a first class zoo no doubt about it.Here is the problem-as other people have pointed out there is a heck of a lot of walking.This is aggravated by our hot North Carolina summers.Since it closes its doors at 5,the zoo is closed right when people would enjoy it the most - the cooler evening hours.No reason why our... More 

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Additional Information about North Carolina Zoo

Address: Address: 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone Number: (800)-488-0444
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Asheboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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