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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
Phone Number: 254 750-8400
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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nice zoo

the only thing I didn't like was that some of the paths are confusing and you have to back track several times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ralph L
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the only thing I didn't like was that some of the paths are confusing and you have to back track several times.

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Thank Ralph L
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up coming here and I can still come and always enjoy myself! The animals have more natural habitats and aren't just caged in small enclosures. The aquarium is small but still pretty cool. The landscape throughout and surrounding the zoo is beautiful and provides much needed shade! My favorite is the large pond near the front of the... More 

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Thank Tina T
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was pretty small, not a lot of animals to see. Even still there was a lot of walking. It is arranged in a big circle, where there is no way to get out if you get tired of walking, no short cuts back to the main entrance, you just have to finish the whole trek, no carts to rent. The... More 

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Thank Zoe L
Waxahachie, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is the perfect size, has lots of activities for little ones Animals are well taken care of by the keepers

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Thank TexDi
Oakland, OR
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44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First I have to say that I compare all Zoo's to the world famous San Diego Zoo so my score might be unfair on the low side. The Zoo in Waco is in a nice location very close to Downtown. There was enough shade on the very sunny last day of January to keep some of the sun off as... More 

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Thank Don312
Hewitt, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not only a nice zoo, but one heck of an exercise course. It is a nice long walk to view the animals. Zoo well kept and animals well fed. Really enjoyed the zoo down here.

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Thank Anon Y
Hewitt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by all of the various exhibits at the Cameron Park Zoo. From the traditional, lion, tigers, bears, monkeys, etc to having a bat exhibit and a kid's slide through water with otters swimming around you...it was a great family outing.

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Thank Aggiegal19
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was such a lovely surprise, so much more to see, and we loved the exhibit of all the local Texas animals, we went on a week day and it was lovely and quite it was like having the place to our selves

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Thank Helen P
Waco, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our little family loves coming here at least once a week. I love all the waterfalls and other perks like the foliage around each exhibit. My husband loves the sloths, my daughter loves the aquarium, and I love the rhinos. It's a peaceful place to enjoy with friends and family, while also getting some exercise in the meantime.

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Thank mama91914
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of walking areas, kids play areas, indoor areas, and large enclosures for animals. I have been all of the zoos in Texas and this one is my favorite

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