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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
Phone Number: (559) 498-5910
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Zoo Fun for the whole family

We just became members of the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. We had a great visit for our sons birthday and are looking forward to the African Safari exhibit opening soon. This is a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Visalia, California
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Visalia, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just became members of the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. We had a great visit for our sons birthday and are looking forward to the African Safari exhibit opening soon. This is a great place to take your family it's large but not too big that its exhausting. Snack bar has full meals and the seal aquarium exhibit is definitely my... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Chaffee zoo reflects the pride and support of the Fresno community. I have experienced many pleasurable outings there with my family. The leadership of the zoo has been actively improving the facility for years and it really shows. I have visited several of the "big time" zoos across the United States and I would rate Fresno's Chaffee Zoo better... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo has come a long way in the 50 years since I was a kid. Most of the exhibits are way more natural. Sea Lion Cove is a big hit. Like the bird show even though it is very heavy on conservation.

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Fresno, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Zoo has upgraded over the last few years and it is very nice and enjoyable for guest both young and old

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is a great place to spend a morning. The animals are waking up and starting to make noises and move around. You can watch the feeding on some of the animals and you can take pictures of all their antics. I go there at least once every 6 months to take pictures of the different animals.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love this zoo. We a have been bringing our granddaughter here sense she was born. It is beautiful and relaxing to stroll around and visit all the animals.

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Fresno, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've visited with my grandchildren and have also gone with a group from my church. Over the years, the Chaffee Zoo has become a first class attraction. The exhibits are well maintained and attractive, the grounds are pleasant and not overcrowded. Special events are held periodically such as Ice Cream Zoofari, special Zoo nights, and other activities. Definitely a family... More 

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

While this is not a big city zoo, it does have a variety of animals and activities to do. Would recommend going to the Zoo.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful zoo with lots and lots of animals, reptiles,and birds. Highly recommend seeing for yourself...easy walking and lots of fun stuff for kids and adults. Plenty of shade and rest areas along with great refreshments too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Baby tigers times four, baby orangutan, baby dik dik, baby giraffe, baby kangaroo, a bird show, lots of feeding times and talks about the animals; huge beautiful exhibit for sea lions; new African Savannah opening up 2015 fall; then if you have time there is Story land as well as Playland. Or just walk the surrounding park with tennis courts,... More 

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