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Address: Thompson Memorial Park, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 806-381-7911
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Amarillo Zoo trip

Amarillo Zoo is a small and very manageable display of animals. The paved walkways made it very to get around. The zoo keepers were visible and were helpful by answering... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Zephyrhills, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I loved this it's amazing and awesome and every animal looks well taken care off and my kids had the best time of their life

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Amarillo Zoo is a small and very manageable display of animals. The paved walkways made it very to get around. The zoo keepers were visible and were helpful by answering questions.

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Amarillo, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Amarillo Zoo is small but nice especially for small children. The large zoo in bigger cities are nice, but hard for children to enjoy all of it. The children can view several animals and a enjoy a small playground.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We enjoy this zoo any time we get to town. We are from Lubbock and we have NO zoo. The admission is ONLY $4 for adults. They have bison, elk, monkeys, macaws and an herpetarium. They also have Bengal tigers and three African lions. It's not a huge zoo, but you aren't in San Diego! Takes around an hour and... More 

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Canyon, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was like the had a huge budget for the zoo and spent it all on the monkeys. As you walk in, the spider monkeys have a HUGE enclosure and they are entertaining. However, as you continue on, it is evident the rest of the animal need more space.

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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Real lions in west Texas. A fun outside monkey display. Small zoo but very user friendly and doesn't take all day. Inexpensive and nice to take kids to.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A great place to spend a couple hours. Lots of big animals! Lions, tigers, bears. Monkeys were cool. Amphibians, birds. Misting stations to cool you off on hot days. The animals tend to sleep a lot during the day. First thing in morning and late afternoon is recommended for more activity. Enjoyed an ice cream at the end of our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very small zoo with mostly farm animals; goats, horses, etc. The highlight of our visit was watching the monkeys. Very boring zoo!

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Amarillo, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's a place or little activity to go do with your kids, but I recommend going on Monday as it's free on Mondays. I know the city makes an effort but I've been to many zoos and this one fails in comparison. I truly feel so bad for some of the larger animals that are kept in such a small... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A very sad zoo. Small pens, lack of water, etc. Just made me so sad to see these animals like this. It should be closed and the animals moved to a better place.

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