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Abilene Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Loved it!

We visited this zoo while we were on a road trip through Texas. We had planned to visit the zoo... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dallas, Texas
Very nice little zoo

This is a very nice little zoo. It's not very big - you can see everything in about 2 to 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Niceville, Florida
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“train ride”(22 reviews)
“perfect size”(11 reviews)
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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this zoo while we were on a road trip through Texas. We had planned to visit the zoo before we started our trip. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the facilities and the variety of the animals there. My nieces (8...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KB_222014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice little zoo. It's not very big - you can see everything in about 2 to 3 hours - but it's well maintained and pretty diverse. The exhibits make it easy to see the animals and they appear well cared for....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lionfan91
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice visit with family while on a Texas roadtrip. Cute little zoo. Giraffe exhibit was terrific. A little pricey for a 2 hour excursion though. Glad we went but wouldn't come back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keatingclan
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Had heard it was a great little zoo and was so impressed. Employees were all very very polite and very helpful, showing us around and answering questions. Nice peaceful walk around the grounds, grounds were very well kept and makes you wanna come back. So...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gene R
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The zoo was very small and they do not have a whole lot of animals to see. It was very nice and clean. We enjoyed the trails, and the pretty landscaping! All in all we had a very nice time!!! We will definitely visit again!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Otoniel C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my grandsons to the zoo, they had an absolute blast. Very easy to navigate around, the zoo also seems to cater to the younger children. They were able to see the animals ride the train, feed the animals, there is a deck that they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lisa d
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We love taking our grandkids to the zoo. They have updated every time we go and the children love to feed and watch the animals interact.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank angiettw
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice new improvements! The giraffe area is really cool, so fun for the kids to have a chance to feed them and see them up close!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary Kay K
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite zoos! It is small but SO nicely kept! The train and carousel make it fun for kids! I love it! I’ve been to zoos al over the country and this is one of my favorites!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ksh27
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have gone to this zoo since I was a little girl. They have added a lot in the last few years and it is a wonderful zoo to spend the afternoon. I can't wait to take nieces and nephews here someday! We went once...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Charlene K
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Jambia1998 | Reviewed this property |
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Last admittance at 4 p.m. Every Thurs. June–August, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Last admittance at 8 p.m.
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Abileneartist | Reviewed this property |
There is a snack bar.
November 18, 2015|
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Response from SmilingBig | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not for sure. You can contact them or check out their web site.