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Cameron Park Zoo

1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
254 750-8400
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Cody, Wyoming
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went here because our car broke down while dropping our daughter off at college. We had nothing else to do so we figured why not. Was pleasantly surprised. It was about 100 degrees the day we went. But the way it is set up most of the walking paths are shaded so it wasn't too bad. And it seemed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

My only concern was, and this is coming from someone who won't take my grand daughter to a circus, I noticed the elephants and tigers were showing sings if stress. They were swaying back and forth.

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Temple, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I remember when Cameron Park was just a park and had this wonderful water fountain right at the front entrance.I was raised at the Methodiest Home on Herring and we used to meet my family there at the park. We had a lot of fun. But now it is also a wonderful Zoo and it is a great attraction for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love to got to the local Zoos when traveling, and the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco is wonderful! the park is well kept and the animals seem happy. We especially like the African section, where we can get a close-up view of the giraffes, rhinos and elephants. The walk ways are mostly shaded and the setting is natural. There... More

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Swartz Creek, Michigan, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went to this zoo this morning, it was great! We drove from Killeen, TX. It's pretty easy to find and didn't have to drive in heavy traffic to get there. It was hot out today, but there was quite a bit of shade to keep the sun off. We seen lots of animals and the kids loved it! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Cameron is a smaller zoo but definitely worth a visit! I was surprised at how many animals were there in such a small zoo and the layout was nice and the exhibits were well designed. I had a great time- spent about a half a day there drawing animals. You could got through in an hour or two but it's... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

One of our favorite zoos in Texas. This was our 3rd visit in 7 years. It is a quick drive from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. I highly recommend taking your family to this zoo.

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Salado, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What's great about the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco is that you can see it all in a couple hours, a half a day, or more. With plenty of shade and indoor exhibits to keep you cool during the hot summer months, it's a great destination any time of year. Most of the exhibits are animal and visitor friendly &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We try to come to Cameron Park Zoo at least once a year. It is a small zoo but it's perfect for little legs... We get to see plenty of animals that we see at the bigger zoos, without the crowds; and the splash pad in the kid's play area is wonderful for cooling off on these hot Texas days.... More

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Austin, Texas
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15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you're near Waco or want to check out a zoo from Austin and don't feel like going to San Antonio, then this is a great place to go. The enclosures are on the smaller side, but it is a good size to walk through in 1/2 a day with a good variety of animals including bison, giraffes, lions, tigers,... More

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