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Abilene Zoo

2070 Zoo Lane, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602
325-673-WILD
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Abilene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Corpus Christi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was really impressed with this zoo. The layout was great because the attractions were pretty spread out unlike most zoos. There was a small (okay, very small) train that ran through the zoo. There was also a spot to feed giraffes, which the kids absolutely loved.

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have to say this is a well put together zoo for the size of Abilene. There is plenty to see and the park is kept very clean. I was impressed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It had been a few years since we visited the Abilene Zoo. They have really made a lot of improvements and are still working on others. I rode the little train with my grandkids, but it was really information and it gave us a good idea of where everything was located. We enjoyed it very much!

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Slaton, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The zoo in Abilene, Texas is awesome. It as a lot of animals. It as a beautiful gift shop. It is a must to do if you are in Abilene. It is a cheap entertaining attraction.

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Abilene, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When we first moved here because of the military, I thought this zoo would be a joke. Most zoos that are in small towns are usually small, dirty, and laughable. I was pleasantly surprised with this zoo! First of all, the size of this place is pretty awesome. It is spread out very well, and it isn't just empty space.... More

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Abilene, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to have such a neat zoo in a town this size. It may not be as extensive as some of the big city zoos, but plenty to keep the kids entertained.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

a amazing zoo to go too. it is just fabulase. it has lots of big animals to look at. and is overall just apasulutly fab. a must go too place.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This place was certainty AMAZING!!! Its so much bigger and nicer than our zoo at home. I blame the city for that though. Great place to stop by if your ever in the area. Don't ride the train. It's very cramped and you spend most of your time trying to get comfortable and it don't show you everything like the... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
50 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is zoo is a delightful place for families to spend an afternoon. It's a smaller zoo, but they do have a wide range of animals, including lions, tigers, and bears. There are a number of reptiles and birds too. The star exhibit, though, belongs to the giraffes. They have a high walkway, that allows you to get head level... More

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texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You wouldn't think that in this small town that they would have a zoo to be this quality. It is very nice and i a nice place to spend a portion of your day. Small but still fun.

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