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Caldwell Zoo

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Address: 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd., Tyler, TX 75702
Phone Number: 903 593-0121
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Excellent Zoo!

This place is awesome and educational! Lots of animals to see! Some people say that a zoo is inhumane. Whether you agree or not, this zoo deserves your support and your visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Joe W
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Groesbeck, Texas
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Groesbeck, Texas
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This place is awesome and educational! Lots of animals to see! Some people say that a zoo is inhumane. Whether you agree or not, this zoo deserves your support and your visit!

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Been to the bigger zoos and you'd think Tyler Texas? Zoo? Naaaa! .... No it's not the San Diego Zoo but it is a very good regional zoo with some pretty good exhibits and interesting animals. Super great for kids.

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Needville
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I recently visited this zoo while in Tyler. The layout is nice and they have a nice variety of animals including a white tiger.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In area to visit and had always heard about this being a great zoo. We were fortunate enough to experience it for ourselves. Elephants what a rare treat ! Giraffes tigers rhinos penguins and so much more. Excellent landscaping. We want to return in a cooler month so we can enjoy it even more. Would definitely return and give it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Beautifully planned and landscaped. Kids are free to run and play in most areas. Grandchildren have wanted to go there no matter the age.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've been going to this zoo since I was a kid. Took several field trips here as a kid and have taken my family several times. While not the biggest zoo I've ever been to, it is still a good time.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Just passing through town and looking for something to do. Checked Trip Advisor and found the Caldwell zoo. What a treasure. Very well laid out. Easy to find your way through all of the exhibitions and not miss anything. Lots of shade for both the animals and visitors. Had a great time. Lots of photo opportunities. Probably the best zoo... More 

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Canton, Texas
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67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great small zoo! You can see this zoo in a few hours and even have time for the gift shop and a snack. My kids enjoy getting a snack and watching the animals in the shade.

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Tyler, Texas
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I fell in love with this place after I moved to Tyler, TX. Well kept and they have a variety of animals.

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We enjoy Caldwell zoo! In fact we have the family pass membership so we can go as many times during the year and we get discounts in the gift shop and restaurants, the package is well worth it!

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