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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
Phone Number: 15594985910
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What a Wonderful Zoo

Gone to see the new Safari addition. Wow it doesn't feel like this Zoo is in Fresno. Taking my daughter when she was younger I thought then the Zoo was nice. But now it so safari... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fresno, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gone to see the new Safari addition. Wow it doesn't feel like this Zoo is in Fresno. Taking my daughter when she was younger I thought then the Zoo was nice. But now it so safari and you feel so wonderful with all the new animals around. What a wonderful job then did. The new food area is so relaxing!

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Fresno, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice zoo. The place is clean lots of things to see Lots of animals. Cute store. Nice place for lunch.

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Thank peggyc879
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This zoo has been very successful at breeding several types of animals. The newly opened African savanna section gives the appearance of a wide open space letting some animals cohabitate while keeping others confined without using walls.

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Thank kjfoc
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The African Safari has just put this zoo in the top of all zoos in California. There is all kinds of different animals to see, beautiful landscape, and the staff is super helpful and friendly. Along with the reptile house and rainforest exhibit this zoo has more to do than time in the day!

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Thank tarynlw
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The new Safari Adventure was awesome! Along with the cafeteria style dining. Plenty of outdoor seating.

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Thank Lisa T
Clovis, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chaffee Zoo has recently opened their African safari exhibit which Is beautiful. The animals have much more room to move around, and many new animals have been brought in.

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Thank pattywacky
California
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18 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time at zoo after trying to be there as soon as it opened. New area seems like another place than Fresno and has a nice open covered area to sit and enjoy snacks we purchased there. Also enjoyed older area of zoo, trying to catch everything. If you arrive at park later in day, be prepared for... More 

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Thank EatoutCA
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming back! Really enjoyed it despite the heat and the schetxhy part of town. Bringing all the kids next time.

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Oakhurst, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A zoo is one of the highlights in most towns where I visit. This one is better than most as the animal habitat's are more considerate of the animals.

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Thank saradrost
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time today at the Zoo. It was just my husband and I and I felt like a big kid running around and enjoying everything! I will definitely be going back and taking our granddaughter.

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