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Amarillo Zoo

Thompson Memorial Park, Amarillo, TX
806-381-7911
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Amarillo
Type: Zoos
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Amarillo, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

It took about 45 minutes to see everything. Very small zoo. And a lot of common animals you see along the road like a raccoon, coyote, goats, hoarse, longhorns, etc. I will say the Lions and Tigers were cool. Never been that close to them before. Definitely will take my niece their. And its very cheap.

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Randlett, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The zoo is SMALL, so do not expect anything large like you would see in OKC or Dallas. My husband and I took our one year old here for his first visit to a zoo. It was the perfect size for a toddler. The exhibits were clean, the animals seemed happy. I really enjoyed the tiger and lion exhibit, you... More

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Slaton, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was here for one day. The zoo tour was very exciting! The Manager, Antonio Morales was very kind. He had a wonderful personality ad made the entire family feel at home

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Altus, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It was pretty warm and I felt for the poor animals!!! The habitats are so small and very little water available to the animals!!! So sad!!! The bears were literally panting non stop and the poor foxes looked almost dead!!!

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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We visited last year and decided to make a day trip of it again this year! Small but fun is a great description for this little zoo. It will only take about 1 hour to go through, but it's well spent. Admission is super cheap. The animals were alert and moving around while we were there mid day. Worth visiting... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have only been in the area for three days and was told how wonderful the zoo was. Well, me and my husband went and it was so small! The animals didnt have any energy. The water in their bowls were dirty or none at all. I was disappointed and feel sorry for those animals!

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Amarillo, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

not many exotic animals, but a good array of those native to this area. Many upgrades over the past couple of years make this a good attraction, especially for younger kids. Price is reasonable also.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very nice zoo. Nice car parking, everything is cool. Except pigs, rhinos, elephants, crocodiles, but for 4$ it's ok. :)

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Amarillo, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It's an OK zoo. Of course Amarillo is small not enough funds. But I went just about last month and the monkey exhibit is 1.) The monkeys have access out. 2.) The water was dicusting. 3.) The animals looked really depressed... :/. But through funding more I could see improvements! But no drinks allowed inside.. The girl was a bit... More

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Canyon, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have always liked this zoo. They have a variety of animals, nothing too exotic, but the normal stuff: donkeys, buffaloes, lions, bears. They also have an indoor room full of caged reptiles and amphibians. The admission is only $3-$5, very reasonable! It's small enough that your won't be completely worn out from walking by the end.

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