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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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Great place to take the grandkids!!

We have a great time at the zoo. The girls love it and look forward to it every time. They work very hard to improve the exhibits and add new things so there are always things... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michael H
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have a great time at the zoo. The girls love it and look forward to it every time. They work very hard to improve the exhibits and add new things so there are always things changing, and the animals are so close we can really get a great view of them.

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Thank Michael H
Bacolod, Philippines
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A good leisurely afternoon trip around Abilene will give you the best of faunas in Texas and most of the rest of the world. Great family experience.

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Thank Pax34
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For a small town in central texas this is not a bad zoo at all. The kids had a blast. It took a couple of hours to go through and see everything. Price is great. Plenty of restaurants in abilene to eat at. It was a pleasent experience. Doesn't compare to the fort Worth zoo but once again this is... More 

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Thank Poison1974
Abilene, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there the week before Christmas with our kids and grandkids. What a Great time we All had. We definitely want to go back.

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Thank Anne H
Quinlan, TX, United States
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a very busy Saturday afternoon. Parking was almost full but fine. Very reasonably priced. Just had a great day, We go every couple of months.

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Thank Tommy T
Odenton, Maryland
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289 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part of coming to the Abilene zoo have to be when you cross the bridge and have the giraffes come up to you for peanuts. The kids love seeing their long touches and feeding them. The next best is the primates exhibits. If your lucky they will be in a good mood and put on a performance for... More 

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Thank Ddb2422
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Abilene zoo is a great place for a peaceful walk, for a city the size of Abilene this zoo has many species to learn about.

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Thank Jonathan G
San Antonio, Texas
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55 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although small, this is a very nice zoo. We have visited it several times and it is very supportive of the local community as well. My favorite is the prairie chicken, I could watch him dance all day.

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Thank Barbvan
Abilene, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Very clean and neat, people were nice and knowledgeable. We had a great day, we will be back for sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

It was a great zoo very clean and friendly staff. Had a train ride that took you around the zoo. Carousel for the small kids. It was small but they are working on making it bigger!

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