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“Cameron Park Zoo - Disappointment” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Cameron Park Zoo

Cameron Park Zoo
1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
254 750-8400
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Waco
Type: Zoos
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Blair, Oklahoma
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Cameron Park Zoo - Disappointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

After reading the glowing reviews of the zoo, we were looking forward to a wonderful experience. How disappointing! Will not spend the money to go again. One review mentioned the helpful staff - we could not find anyone available; except the person taking the money and the gift store attendant.
Some areas were unkept with unpleasant odors.
Don't waste your money!

Visited July 2013
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Lancater County, PA
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“Simply the best regional zoo (anywhere?)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I was completely blown away by the Cameron Park Zoo. The animals are obviously well cared for and are in very comfortable habitats. The property and facilities are very, very clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. There is plenty of space for children to play and interact with the animals. Speaking of animals (since this is a zoo review), I was really impressed with the variety of animals from all over the world (bengal tigers, komodo dragons, and the like). I would have expected more of a "North American" focus with antelope and bison!!

Don't forget the stroller...you will find it a welcome reprieve to carrying even a slightly older child (5 or 6).

Visited September 2012
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Best zoo in Central Texas!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Well maintained, healthy animals, and great value!! We've been here twice and the staff is extremely warm and helpful. Carts are a bit pricey (without cover), and of course the food prices are typically high. However, the Zoo itself is well worth the visit. Perfect blend of cooled indoor exhibits to provide continuous relief from the heat!! MUST visit again soon!!

Visited July 2013
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Waco, TX
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“Outstanding Zoo Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The Waco Zoo provides an exceptional experience for individuals of all ages. It is certainly worth visiting if you're in the area, but it's also an excellent destination visit for families in Dallas/Forth Worth or in Austin. We recently visited with our out-of-town daughter and granddaughter and had a great time.

Visited May 2013
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Waco, Texas
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“great outdoor activity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you enjoy being in Mother Nature, head to the Cameron Park Zoo. Bring a stroller or rent a wagon when you get there. It's a nice-sized zoo. The zoo is clean; nestled in the beautiful Cameron Park; animals have natural habitat homes; and there's play areas for the children. Very impressive

Visited June 2013
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