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Address: 402 Zoo Circle, Lufkin, TX 75904
Phone Number: 936-633-0399
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Great zoo. The peacocks are all over the place. They run free! There are a lot of them. It was a great zoo to visit with family and friends. Small and quaint. The gift shop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great zoo. The peacocks are all over the place. They run free! There are a lot of them. It was a great zoo to visit with family and friends. Small and quaint. The gift shop and the sodas are a little over priced. They need to have a better marked path so that you don't miss anything and so you... More 

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Centerville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This zoo was a pleasant surprise! Lots of animals we had never seen before in larger zoos! The hippos are a favorite attraction for my kids. The peacocks roaming freely keep my littlest ones engaged and excited to be so close. This little zoo can't be beat! The train ride is fun as well!

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McAllen, Texas
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The zoo was cozy. The price was awesome. This is not a big zoo but will fill the bill for just having a great time with the kids and not having to pay so much money. There is a cute little train ride across and a small lake to walk around. I will go there again.

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Nacogdoches,Texas
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A nice small zoo.Many interesting animals to view. The zoo is not large so it doesn't take long to see everything and they have a small train that circles the zoo and it is fun to ride.

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apple springs, texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

They have lots of exhibits. It's a good price. My kids love the train ride. There is also a ton of playgrounds to play on.

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Lufkin, Texas
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a "Must See" for children and grandchildren. Very clean and a easy walk around for a family. The animals are well cared for and the pride shows in the park to make this a good experience for everyone.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This a great little zoo. My kids love all the animals and they love to ride the train that circles the park. It's set up so you can move around the park rather easily and has lots of shade to make your day fun. There is a park and picnic area, and a pond where the kids can feed Ducks.... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This zoo is the perfect size! The grounds are always immaculate and the atmosphere is friendly and laid back. The best time to visit is spring and early summer while the climate is good for any outdoor trip in East Texas.

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Alto, Texas
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great place to take the kids on an all day outing. The zoo has great exhibits, a neat train to ride, picnic area, some covered and a playground.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The zoo is a great asset to this town. Great place to spend the afternoon with the kids. Grandkids love zoo czmp in the summer.

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Additional Information about Ellen Trout Zoo

Address: 402 Zoo Circle, Lufkin, TX 75904
Phone Number: 936-633-0399
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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