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Cameron Park Zoo

1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
254 750-8400
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Went to the zoo with my son and 2 young granddaughters. Following the map was a wee bit confusing, but we did see everything. It was quiet, and not a lot of visitors, but during the week, so that was good. If it had not been so hot, we would have enjoyed it more. However, they did have a good... More

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Going...it is nice and clean. Enclosures are way too small for my taste but I hate zoos. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff. Free parking. Beautiful park surrounding it. Take the kids to the kids to the nice playgrounds in the pecan bottoms area of the park just outside the zoo.

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went as a family to visit the zoo and the two kids (4 & 2) were fascinated the entire trip. Be prepared to walk a lot and hear lots of Ohhhs and Aughhs. We went during the week and it wasn't crowded and I think that is the best time to go. No food or drinks can be brought in... More

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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have visited this zoo now 3 times and I am amazed each time how many people I talk to about it that say they didn't know Waco had a zoo. I'm telling you that this is a nice quiet zoo that is very well kept and will surprise you. You will find here something's that you won't see at... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

At the entrance you are greeted by the singing gibbons who seem to hoot and call throughout the day. Since the zoo is basically laid out roughly in a circle, simply pick a direction and start walking. There are lots of trees so a stroll is both beautiful and pleasant. Two things stand out in my memory besides the gibbons.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A smaller zoo but my son still had a fun time. Was under construction when we went, hopefully they are done with it by now.

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Plano, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Overall Pleased with the Zoo, But the animals were tucking back in their caves and hard to see and photograph.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We picked up our lunch and ate it at the entrance way before going in. The family enjoyed all of the animals and the park was very well kept and clean. Definitely recommend this to others!

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Dallas, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We took our daughter to the Waco Zoo at Cameron Park recently and it was a nice day. Lack of wheelchair rental was a negative. Bring your own if you have trouble walking. Exhibits were simple and a bit dated, and there were very few animals on display, but this is Waco, Texas and not NY, L.A., or San Diego.... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Been to most of the zoos in Texas (not Ft Worth)...This was one of the nicest. They don't try to nickel and dime all the way around the park like Dallas does. Spent about 3-4 hours and a had a good time!

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