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Dallas Zoo

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The largest zoological experience in Texas, the 106-acre Dallas Zoo offers fun, educational and entertaining experiences for the whole family. The Zoo's mission is to inspire a passion for nature and conserve wildlife, and guests can see a number of...more
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650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203-3013
+1 469-554-7500
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Many enhancements have been added since last visit. The outdoor enclosure for giraffe is truly amazing. Sadly the monorail wasn’t working and we were told it had gone down a coup,e times prior. The snake and amphibian exhibit was disappointing. FW Zoo has better collection,...More

Thank lajam3
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Dallas Zoo offers Photo Safari's about 8 times a year. They are led by the staff photographer who offers help and tips to assure you go home with great images. The best part is having access to places in the zoo that are off...More

Thank staceycopp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. There are tons of animals. The animals get a big area to roam around.There are also animal talks.

Thank cougar12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members at the Dallas Zoo and go quite often (every month or so). It just dawned on me how special these days have been with my wife, son, friends of the family an family members as well. The Dallas Zoo is the largest...More

Thank ClaytonBurris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice time at the Zoo. Uber drivers have a hard time finding the main entrance as it differs from the actual address. The zoo is fairly small, good size for little children. The day we went was extremely hot and humid. The...More

Thank julkra1923
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Dallas Zoo and they are constantly working to upgrade the animal experiences. The Great Savanna section lets you get up close to the animals even feed the giraffe's (additional fee). It is a great place to spend an afternoon.

Thank 2DallasGuys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really disappointed in this zoo. This was our second visit. The first time, about eight years ago, we went on a cold, drizzly day where there were few visitors, the monorail was closed, and few animals to be seen. This time the weather...More

Thank diehard2024
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a ‘Boo to the Zoo’ Halloween weekend and so it took ages to actually park the car and then to get in. However once in there was a lot to see and do. Most of the animals could be seen and we...More

Thank Guitarman4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful way to spend the morning. Clean zoo. Lots of educational opportunities. Easy trail to follow. Food was fair

Thank footprints01
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Had the morning to kill before our flight home so decided to go to the Dallas Zoo. First problem was finding the entrance, plugged the address of the zoo into gps and it took us to the wrong side of the zoo. But once we...More

Thank Patrick M
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October 31, 2018|
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Response from FeeEvette | Reviewed this property |
The zoo is open in most weather conditions. If rain is light, they are open; if there is heavy thunderstorms, sleet or snow, the zoo is closed.
Denise C
July 11, 2018|
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Response from SweetSue751 | Reviewed this property |
Tiffney J gave you good advice. The animals are more active in the early morning hours before it gets really hot.
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Rebeccah S | Reviewed this property |
Freeways, highways and 15-20 Miles