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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
Phone Number: 15594985910
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Fun time at the zoo

Had a great time and a very good lunch. The new exhibits are very well done. Tell everyone they should go to the zoo and don't forget to take out of town quests

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Larry P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time and a very good lunch. The new exhibits are very well done. Tell everyone they should go to the zoo and don't forget to take out of town quests

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Thank Larry P
Fresno, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the new safari land is wonderful and there is more to come. it takes several hours now to see everything. there nis a new eatery in safari land but we haven't tried it out yet but the food looks good.

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Thank Karen L
Fresno, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well done upgrades have transformed this from a local zoo to a regional travel destination. The landscape is well done, and the displays are roomy and natural looking. The zoo hosts evening events for kids and families that are fun filled.

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Thank Vicki D
Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fresno Zoo is well worth a visit - it is small and compact. The animals are well displayed and there is plenty of interactions with some of those as well (like feeding sting rays). They had opened a Safari section which is very modern and nice. You'll see many animals on the same territory, which gives you a hint how... More 

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Thank olarii
Fresno, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An easy short ride to this fantastic zoo. It has a wide variety of animals, with easy viewing. Some animals are kept in small enclosures but also some are in large areas to roam around in. Excellent staff and tours.

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Thank ToyotaFamily
Fresno, CA
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have passes to the Fresno Zoo and frequently take our granddaughter. The new African Adventure is amazing, very well done and what you would find at larger zoos around the country. They have a great promotion at Valentines that allows you to adopt an animal, receive a plush replica, certificate, chocolate bar, information about the animal and an invitation... More 

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Thank TerNCar
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While I think SD is the best, SF is grand, and Oakland a hidden gem, this isn't so bad. Got alot to see. Adding the 4 baby tigers was a supreme idea.

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Thank DirktheDiggler
Fresno, California
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I share the day with my five grandchildren.....and what an enjoyable day it was for all seven of us....

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Thank PABernard
Coarsegold, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't attended the Fresno Zoo in several years since our grandchildren became teenagers. Today we went specifically to see the new Africa section. Wow, what an improvement from the past! Much more room for the animals. It seemed there were several more employees who were all around to answer questions and provide information instead of just a few signs... More 

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Thank terry e
Fresno, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always love going to the zoo w/my friends n kids. Love the selection of animals. Staff are friendly n helpful. Enjoyed shark n stingray exhibit as well as feeding giraffe. Loved the bird show esp the eagles! :)

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