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Cameron Park Zoo

1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
254 750-8400
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Swartz Creek, Michigan, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
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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Italy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The zoo is set up to travel a circle, so no matter which direction (left/right) you choose- you see the whole zoo. It is also smaller than most, so you can take your time to see the entire zoo and not be completely exhausted. Also very clean and friendly. And they offer several discount options for parents and even grandparents.

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Dallas, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We've been to Cameron Park Zoo several times and it's always a good time. Big enough to see a good assortment of animals, yet small enough to to get everything in, in a few hours. Beautifully set up and reasonably priced.

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Belton, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Took two of my kids this zoo (ages 7 & 9) and we had an amazing time! We visited on Memorial day and it was perfect! There was a thunder storm warning that day, so we didn't get to see the primates or the buffalo, but we still had a blast! We got there right as the park opened so... More

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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