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North Carolina Zoo

4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27203
(800)-488-0444
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Asheboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Took my grandchild for a day at the zoo He thoroughly enjoyed it and we only saw half the zoo Definitely taking him back for the other half

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The NC Zoo is a fun day for the whole family. The NC Zoo is educational, beautiful, entertaining, and captivating to kids of all ages. The park-like setting is great and allows a peaceful walk between different exhibits. Behind the scene tours are truly great and well worth the added cost, allowing a much closer look at animals, animal feeding... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Love the zoo. I have been on several different occasions. Due to the heat there were two animal exhibits where the animals weren't out but that is to be expected. Otherwise great time as usual.

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NC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have to admit that I was not keen on taking my friend to the zoo on a hot July day. But this is what she wanted to do her on birthday, so we did. I cannot say how wonderful the ENTIRE zoo staff was! From securing a wheelchair for us to ensuring that we had the shortest walk (although... More

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Winston Salem
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was expecting to see a more open space for the animals to roam with the zoo being on a conservation. They animals just seemed restricted in their small exhibits.

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Springfield, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What a great zoo! As a NC native I don't know why I didn't go before now. It's so big you really need 2 days to fully enjoy it. Come early to beat the crowds and the heat of summer. Well planned trails, lots and lots of walking. Reasonably priced refreshments...surprisingly good burger and fries! We arrived just after opening... More

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White House, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a wonderful way to spend the day. The North Carolina Zoo is a great place for young and old. Come early and take your time. I suggest you start in Africa and work your way to N America. There are trams to get you to where you want to go. The animals are in natural settings. As you walk... More

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Charleston
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed in Winston-Salem so the NC Zoo was at least an hour's drive away, and we were very glad we made the trip to see this wonderful place. Billed as the world's largest natural habitat zoo, the animals, especially the elephants, giraffes and various antelopes had very large spaces to roam in. The rhinos appeared to be close to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the zoo. Great exhibits. the only reason it didn't receive an excellent rating from us was that the map wasn't particularly clear and the tram waiting lines were long. Other than that, we truly enjoyed the experience.

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Sint Maarten, St Maarten-St Martin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We walked ourselves silly and enjoyed every minute. The place is scenic and the exhibits and layout exceptional. The RIO 4D show was a highlight and baby gorillas were a treat. Motor chairs and a trolley bus made it possible for all of us to stay together and get around. Highly recommend a visit.

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