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Sacramento Zoo

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Address: 3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
Phone Number: (916)808-5166
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Description: Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of...
Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of wildlife.
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Zoo trip

Not the best zoo. I love the area and I the staff is friendly. Lots of pink flamingos. Lions seem sad. Nice walk

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Not the best zoo. I love the area and I the staff is friendly. Lots of pink flamingos. Lions seem sad. Nice walk

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Davis, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I'm not a big fan of zoos. I don't like seeing animals held captive. However, with their breeding programs and research efforts, I know they do some good. This is not a premier zoo. Go to San Diego or Ohama for that. However, it isn't all that bad, and you can have an enjoyable time seeing animals that you wouldn't... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Zoos sometimes strike me two ways at the same time: of course I wish the animals were out running free in their natural habitats, but on the other hand in some zoos it's clear they're well taken care of, don't have to worry about food or being lovingly taken care of when they're sick or about predators. The Sacramento Zoo,... More 

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Corona, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I enjoy going to the zoo. This zoo is just the right size. Very clean and some very nice exhibits. I loved the the lion cubs. They were 6 months old and still Simba cute. My favorite animal is the giraffe, which they have 4. No elephants, but that's ok. The exhibits are well designed and have lots of information... More 

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Placerville, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I took my extended family to the zoo. We spent 4 hours there before the kids got tired. Love the layout of the zoo & my grandkids loved the train & carousel. The reptile house was their favorite exhibit!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Always a nice stroll . . . but bet seen or walked in the evening. The summer ice cream events are great and if you are here when they have the sleep in the zoo event you will want to sleep under the stars by the lions, tigers or bears Oh my!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love how this zoo is always working on getting better. The girraffe exhibit is amazing!!! I love the flamingos too!!!

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Small but wonderful zoo. There is a lovely carousel, a "train", and a playground. Because it is small and flat, it is easy to navigate.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Sacramento Zoo is fun for kids and adults. They have upgraded many of the exhibits and seems as if there are always new animals. The reptile exhibit and river otters are always crowd favorites. You will have an enjoyable few hours on your next visit to the Sacramento Zoo.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Every so often, we visit the Sacramento Zoo with some of the grandkids. The kids seem to enjoy the small town atmosphere. Personally, I feel it is way over due for a complete renovation or overhaul. As a retired architect, I note that the entrance to the zoo and most of the structures are very dated (sixties); are not all... More 

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Additional Information about Sacramento Zoo

Address: 3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
Phone Number: (916)808-5166
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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