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Abilene Zoo

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Address: 2070 Zoo Lane, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602
Phone Number: 325-673-WILD
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Good way to spend the day.

Very nice zoo. Lots of critters to view. They even let you feed the giraffes! Food is pretty good, and reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Odessa, Texas
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Odessa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice zoo. Lots of critters to view. They even let you feed the giraffes! Food is pretty good, and reasonably priced.

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Vernon, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A great place to take the entire family. Great zoo for that size town. Animals were interacting with visitors. Great train around the park. Gift shop was fun to visit and let the kids pick some momentous

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Abilene Zoo is the best little zoo! It was a tremendous amount of fun, entertaining for the kids and the people were so friendly that we went back for a second visit the next weekend. The giraffes were a great part of the zoo, but the entire facility is well laid-out and flows well. several friends have hosted their... More 

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Perryton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice small family zoo. We fed the giraffes and fish. It was an easy walk even for families with small children. See alligators, lions, rhino, giraffes, monkeys, prairie dog town, birds, snakes and much more.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Our kids didn't complain, but many of the exhibits were empty with no animals. Considering the low cost of admission, we have no regrets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had a great time at the Abilene Zoo for a birthday party. We had plenty of shade and they let us bring in all our food and drinks. Lots of fun!

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Abilene Zoo is the perfect walking zoo for little ones and a great getaway for the entire family. Feed the giraffes, chase the peacocks and enjoy the exhibits. Very nice gift shop with affordable zoovineers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

we love zoo it is a stop every year when we go to Abilene to race ,my boyz are ages 25 and 27 and they love going to the zoo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Very nice small zoo. That has been updated. Currently giraffe habitat under construction. It looks like it is going to be extremely nice when complete. Great reptile habitat. Also a carousel will also soon be installed. Can complete tour within 1-2 hours. Free roaming peacock always fun to see.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Drove 3 hours with out of state grandchildren for the sole purpose in Abilene to visit the zoo in order to feed the giraffes, one child's favorite animal. Only to find a sign at the entrance that the giraffe area is closed for renovations. Why is this info not available on your website? What a waste of time and money.

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Additional Information about Abilene Zoo

Address: 2070 Zoo Lane, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602
Phone Number: 325-673-WILD
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
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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