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Sacramento Zoo

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Address: 3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822-1123
Phone Number: (916)808-5166
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of...

Children and adults alike delight in this zoo's almost 400 species of wildlife.

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Nice....but small zoo!

This Zoo is only 14 acres in size, so don't expect a lot! But what is there is nicely done, The volunteers are very friendly, and are very anxious to provide details on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Zoo is only 14 acres in size, so don't expect a lot! But what is there is nicely done, The volunteers are very friendly, and are very anxious to provide details on the animals, and exhibits,If you take your time, two hours is more then enough to cover everything. The price of admission is reasonable.

Thank sarge1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting Sacramento Zoo is very entertaining and relaxing. Once you are in the Zoo, you'll notice the different kinds of wild animals. There are rare and endangered animals from Reptiles to Mammals, Birds to Amphibians and more. Don't miss visiting the Sacramento Zoo when you are in Sacramento.

Thank Amy S
Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is always a good time. It's kinda small and doesn't have as many animals as I remember but still fun for the family.

Thank candi374
West Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was elected to take my two kids and my sister three to the Sacramento zoo. I had never been there before and was kind of expecting something a little bit more like the bigger more affluent San Fransico zoo. But it wasnt and i soon found myself in a dirty environment which soon became a tiring day. The kids... More 

Thank samuelrV2951YL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Initially we had planned to make the zoo a day trip in itself, I am very happy that we did not do that, or else we would have been majorly disappointed. This zoo will take you about 3 hours, maximum, to see everything-and that might be stretching it a bit. If you have small children buy the fairytale land/zoo combo... More 

Thank Ralxndr
Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The park is beautiful the plants and flora is amazing . It's a small zoo. They had a baby giraf and baby monkey when we visited.

Thank Catharina29
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Wonderful place to enjoy the great weather Sacramento has. We have many animals in the zoo. Also a vet hospital on the grounds where they operate on the animals. Also, have a merry go round to finish your perfect day off.

Thank DaveyRetired
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Took the grandkids to the zoo and had a great experience. I had more fun than the kids. I love the exhibits and reading about the animals behaviors. I grew up ready NatGeo magazine. I never eat the food at Zoos because they don't usually have healthy choices. I do wish there were some though. I usually eat before going.... More 

Thank Cassandra F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We go here often. It has ample activities for kids. The shows are spectacular and the animals are well taken care of. I would recommend feeding the giraffes. Adjacent to the zoo is a lovely shaded park. Bring a picnics and enjoy the squirrels. If you go to the zoo often buy an annual pass. The snacks are very reasonable.

Thank Beachlvrrr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

i love taking my grandson to the zoo... to visit the animals and his favorites, the monkeys. a nice, not too large zoo. very doable in a couple of hours and love the time with family and friends.

Thank LaAbogadaMelinda

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