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Sacramento Zoo

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Address: 3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
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+1 916-808-5166
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Small and Friendly Zoo

My family and I visited the Sacramento Zoo on Friday, January 24, 2017. I am a native San Diegan so I already accept that most zoos will not have own an extensive a collection of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michele4614
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years have seen many creatures large and small, always something new or improved.. Make a nice day to enjoy the outdoors with family.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nice to visit because it is not too big and easy to get around with little kids. The carousel is a big hit, but the train ride I thought was a little over priced for what it is. Considering you have already paid the entrance fee, that seemed a little excessive to add a charge for that as... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love zoos. We walked in a semi circular fashion to see every exhibit. The big male tiger, kookaburra, monkeys and lemurs were very active and vocal. Giraffes and other grazers were chewing their cud. Aardvark was sleeping as always, but his den is visible through a window. All seemed healthy and content in natural type habitats. We really liked... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visited the Sacramento Zoo on Friday, January 24, 2017. I am a native San Diegan so I already accept that most zoos will not have own an extensive a collection of animals or possess so much acreage. With that said, I like small zoos. They are friendly, relaxed and more accommodating because there is no need... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

All kinds of species of animal to see & watch their activities. However, the gate entry is expensive and can devour a families fund's for the day outing.

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Thank zep5151
Redding, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

While in Sacramento visiting family who made a trip to the zoo.our three-year-old daughter had so much fun as well as us. It was a Friday afternoon so kids are still in school it wasn't overly crowded we were able to take her time spend as much time as we want and looking at the animals and taking pictures. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

It's been a few years since we took our grandkids here, but they have manage to keep the zoo functioning and providing an entertaining environment for everyone. Zoo's, like many of the animals, are an endangered species. They serve an important need and should be supported. Sacramento is fortunate to have the perfect size to support.

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Woodland, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Good for a short visit just kinda small. Thay should look at relocating. Could be a great zoo if it were bigger.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This zoo is a little small but it is very nicely done. The exhibits and animals were well cared for. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the animals. It has reasonable admission fees as well. It is a must go for families.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Visited the Sacramento Zoo and truly enjoyed it. A little expensive for some of the rides but much less expensive than Disneyland! Not a very big zoo and probably could get through in about two hours. The animals are kept in well maintained areas and you are able to get up-close to most of them. A nice place to visit... More 

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