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Sacramento Zoo

3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
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Ranked #24 of 97 Attractions in Sacramento
Type: Zoos
Description: Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of wildlife.
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Vallejo, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

You can see all the animals in this zoo without much walking. Very nice giraffe exhibit with a raised platform for feeding. There's a window in the tiger exhibit which is awesome when he is resting there. The Rare Feline Center has a Margay, and although he was sleeping, I was very happy to see him. They also recently acquired... More

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Citrus Heights, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had not been to the Sacramento Zoo in a while so we visited over Labor Day. They have done improvements I really like what they have done with the giraffe exhibit, very large platform and a small fee you can feed them. They have more construction going on too. It is a small zoo which helps when you have... More

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I just recently visited the Zoo for an afternoon outing. We hadn’t been there for at least 10 years and had heard they had made improvements since we moved from the Land Park area. When traveling, if we have time, we enjoy spending an afternoon in some of the cities who have operating Zoo’s. What a surprise... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We loved it we took my grandson and he loved the animals and the rides and he got to feed the animals and watch them play and he got to buy stuff at the zoo store

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The new giraffe platform is wonderful. For $3, you can feed a giraffe. They are so beautiful. Volunteers on sight to answer questions. An owl named "Sapphire" had a wonderful helper. A beautiful park to walk around. It is small and easily done in a couple of hours. Go early to beat the heat and crowds. Keep a picnic lunch... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Even though we have teenagers we all really enjoyed the zoo. It's in a beautiful part of town. Parking can be a walk but it's through a park so there's plenty of shade walking there. It's a pretty impressive size given the location. We will return for another visit next time we're in town.

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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to take children, variety of animals. Zoo is in bad need of upkeep, but again good place for children.

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Gold River, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

An average zoo, but the only one in town. Bring the kids and enjoy their smiles with the animals. There is a place for them to play and a place to run around on the lawns. Bring your camera

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Stockton, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It may be small in comparison to metropolitan zoos, but it also is more visitor friendly and better for the youngsters that tire easily. It is a very good zoo for its category and well worth a visit for anyone, anytime. The snack available are reasonably priced and they have a great little gift shop. There is a bonus in... More

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Riverton, Utah
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The zoo has a great variety of animals, reptiles, birds, etc. It is an easy walk, with great shade for the hot summer afternoons. The zookeepers seemed to be available to give info about animals and history. I really appreciated to zookeepers notes, which were written on white boards in some of the exhibits giving updated info about the animals.

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