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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
(559) 498-5910
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Fresno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Madera, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My family have been going to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo for many many years,we have and still enjoy going and watching the animals and talk to the educated staff. I have seen many animals come and go over the years. I t is amazing all the new exhibits they have built there,looks beautiful.

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A great place to visit no matter what your age. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean restrooms. Grandchildren loved it.

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I could stay all day and watch the different animals. Nice zoo and clean. The zoo keepers were very informative and were happy to answer any questions we had.

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Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I remember going to the Fresno Zoo as a kid. Now whenever our grandkids come for a visit the Fresno Chaffee Zoo is always on the agenda. What a great adventure and Fresno is very blessed to have a Zoo of this caliber in our community. One thing I want to add is that it's easy to navigate and all... More 

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Fresno, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The zoo has always been one of my favorite places to go and I believe is one of the city's gems. Pros: - right off the freeway - amazing snack bar (though a bit expensive) - great variety of animals all well maintained - the bird show! - sprawling size of lot. Right next to Roding Park Cons: - needs... More 

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Fresno
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is awesome. My great granddaughter loves to go here. All type of animals and a petting zoo also. Will be going back a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The upgrades that the zoo has done are amazing and I am always looking forward to see what's next! Just make sure to stop by the incredible Sea Lion Cove and Stingray Bay before stopping at the very cool Rainforest. A lot to see and enjoy at the zoo!

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Fresno, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

has great walking areas, the exhibits are upgrading constantly. they have other activities and events with in the zoo, some at night .

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

I visit zoos everywhere and found this one especially nice. We saw blue and yellow polka dot frogs, unusually marked goats and an bright orange monkey in a special, humidity room. I liked that the animals were so close to see-3 feet away and there were lots of animal toys to keep them stimulated. My daughter liked feeding the giraffes... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had the Cheeseburgers and they were actually very good, really didn't expect them to taste so good!!

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