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Fort Worth Zoo

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City zoo that presents animal habitats as they exist in the world.
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1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76110-6640
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This is a wonderful zoo! All of the animals are well cared for and the zoo is very clean! A great place for the family to enjoy together.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J5402JFrobinh
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to the Ft. Worth Zoo today just because. NO real reason, except that I like elephants. Although it was quite cold this morning, I was able to see most of the animals. This zoo really is as good as its reputation. I will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rsrubin11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love going to the Zoo. They had a lot of animals and times were they would tell you about the animals. It’s a good time for family or a date. Everyone loves animals. You can bring food in if you don’t want to buy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2011bmmble
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our trip to the Fort Worth zoo, they have great exhibits and great inside displays. Loved the reptiles exhibits and of course the African exhibits. Clean and well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TrinaRehl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This excellent zoo contains a large variety of animals and features easy-to-navigate pathways through beautifully designed grounds that are inspired by nature. The various habitats range from large wide-open areas such as African Savanna (which allows you to walk completely around it to see its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ellenbee56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to take your kids. If you have young ones it is best to bring a stroller. The best deal is the annual ticket. This give you unlimited entries for a year and discounts on food and the water park. It also give you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marc J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go be sure to visit the new Savannah exhibit and the MOLA. Nicely laid out and easy to navigate. If you have a love of animals you'll love this zoo. Vending machines and kiosks are located conveniently throughout the zoo. If you're visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank punkinlr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have taken my family to the Fort Worth Zoo many times and have never been disappointed. Definitely take the time to enjoy all that the zoo has to offer: the educational shows, petting zoo, shops, food, and of course the many amazing animals. Even...More

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

I was skeptical when I heard this was in the top 5 zoos in the country. I've been to some pretty great ones. But the Fort Worth Zoo really was a great experience. It's not too big (you can see everything in 4 hours) but...More

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

Ft Worth Zoo is a world class Zoo and a great place to visit for everyone, awesome displays, great animals, superb service

Date of experience: November 2018
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Danielle G
October 16, 2018|
Response from lorrainep403 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not do an overnight adventure. Did not know there was one, missed that one. I'm sure it will be amazing & well worth your time because the rest of the zoo is amazing. Good luck!
Cristina F
August 19, 2018|
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Response from kaylas408 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we bring a small ice chest, camelback, lots of food and they are pretty relaxed We love this zoo!
Fayla M
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Helen V | Reviewed this property |
Any size. They have picnic areas.
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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
Dallas 2.5 days with 12&16 yo (13 Replies)
We will be visiting Dallas for the first time 2/28-3/4. The weekend will be taken up by a cheer competition, I am trying to come up with an itinerary for our remaining time some ideas are: the aquarium, Ross Perot science center, and/or either Dallas or Fort Worth zoo. We will have a rental car so travelling is not a concern. I would welcome any thoughts/opinions about my choices. Thanks!
January 21, 2014|
Response fromKarinLB|
Also consider the walkable Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth and I just came across the well reviewed "Segway Fort Worth". If you've never enjoyed a Segway tour, you'd be in for a treat (weather permitting)! I believe Dallas also has a Segway tour group.
Princeton, La
Dallas vs. Fort Worth Zoo... And which Aquarium? (6 Replies)
Weekend trip with hubby, 14 year old son and 16 month old daughter. Looking for Friday afternoon activity and Saturday. Any advice would be great. Thanks!
January 16, 2017|
Response fromTxOffWeGo|
I really like the Fort Worth Zoo--it often is mentioned as one of the best smaller zoos in the country but is still large enough to have lots of things to interest everyone Very manageable. Nice kid's area as well. An added bonus is that it isn't too far from celebrity chef Tim Love's very interesting take on BBQ at his Woodshed Smokehouse restaurant near the Trinity trails. You could visit the zoo, drive over and have lunch, and then a nice walk along the trails. Also check out the hours...More
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Spring Break First Time Visit and 1child (13 Replies)
Hello! I am in the beginning stages of planning a visit to the area. My question after some research is whether this is all do-able in 1 day in Dallas? *quick visit of Dealey Plaza (not musuem) *Pioneer Plaza Arboretum? *Reunion Tower observation deck *Perot Museum Evening at Medievel Times My boyfriends daughter is 8 so trying to mix adult interests with her attention span. Elsewhere in the itinerary we will hopefully hit Legoland Discovery Center in Grapevine as well as for...More
February 22, 2015|
Response fromtexhills|
Firat, San Antonio is a five hour drive from Dallas so not a day trip. How many days and nights will you be where in Dallas and Fort Worth? Dallas World Aquarium is fun for everybody so consider that as well.