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Caldwell Zoo

Address: 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd., Tyler, TX 75702
Phone Number: 903 593-0121
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Ranked #1 of 11 Activities in Tyler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Many animals that you might not expect to see in a small town zoo. The landscape is great as well. There is a very nice area where you can eat and watch the giraffes and elephants. Can't wait to return to this zoo!

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Dallas TX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Don't let this small town fool you! This is an amazing Zoo. Great fun for the family! They have elephants, lions, and giraffes! Lots of animals. Will take 3-4 hours to walk through

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This zoo was small but packed with lots of animals and fun exhibits. The grounds are well kept. They offer a Military discount!

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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Didn't even know about the Lil guy till we got there. So cute. Went to see the lion cubs. An the white tigers who we have watched grow up from babies at the Alexandria, LA zoo. Got some awesome pictures of the enormous buck to show my father in law. Great place for a day trip. Wife's been coming since... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Lots of animals - better for smaller children but still interesting. Would like to see it be bigger for the price but still not bad overall

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Tyler, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the best Zoos ever visited the Kids and Grandkids love this place. many specal things to see the bird house is very good

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Mineola, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We enjoyed walked the trails seeing all the animals. The zoo was very clean and folks had smiles and helped answer any questions we had the kids loved it!

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Texarkana, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This Zoo is a gem for Tyler. Very good value and lots to see. The exhibits were very well designed for a small zoo. This place definitely overachieves

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are in the Tyler, Texas area the Caldwell Zoo is a must see. it has beautiful landscaping and it is very family friendly. Most of the animals live in enclosures that match their living habitat. It has a very nice cafe and gift shop. There is also a petting zoo for the smaller kids. I always take out... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It was well maintained for a little zoo and we really enjoyed it. I've been to Houston's, Memphis', and Columbus' zoos and this place has a great layout and friendly staff.

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