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Caldwell Zoo

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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
+1 903-593-0121
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Wonderful Zoo

This is a wonderful zoo with a wide variety of animals and exhibits. One of our favorites is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa C
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Tyler, Texas
via mobile
A gem in East Texas.

A lot of rare animals and not as crowded as the large metro area zoos. Reasonable price and a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Texasbrannigan
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Tyler, Texas
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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"small town"
in 19 reviews
"under construction"
in 18 reviews
"great variety of animals"
in 9 reviews
"bird house"
in 7 reviews
"african animals"
in 7 reviews
"animals seem"
in 8 reviews
"black beans"
in 8 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 7 reviews
"day trip"
in 16 reviews
"well taken care"
in 14 reviews
"all ages"
in 22 reviews
"gift shop"
in 22 reviews
"whole family"
in 11 reviews
"tyler texas"
in 8 reviews
"several times"
in 14 reviews
"tyler area"
in 9 reviews
"elephants"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful zoo with a wide variety of animals and exhibits. One of our favorites is the bird aviary where you can feed the birds seeds on a popsicle sticks. Always a great photo op!!! The elephants, rhinos, and giraffes are always wonderful...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of rare animals and not as crowded as the large metro area zoos. Reasonable price and a very nice facility.

Thank Texasbrannigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to bring the children for some entertainment and learning. Great Zoo, clean facilities, lots of animals, birds, snakes, penguins, and a couple of places where they have interaction with birds and goats. The lions were impressive as well as the elephants. The only...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are members of the Houston Zoo, and were in Tyler to visit theirs. It's very different from Houston's. There are different animals and it's laid out in kind of a one way path, whereas Houston is more open. I kind of liked the one...More

3  Thank sugardevil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rain or shine, this zoo is always nice to visit. We’ve been coming here since it was free way back in the day when my wife and I dated. Now we keep a family membership and visit several times a year including the special events...More

Thank Scott F
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This zoo is the cleanest, most beautifully landscaped, and well arranged ever. We take our grandkids to the zoo very often and find it delights over and over. The animals are in natural habitats. The Aftican Plain with a cafe that looks down on giraffes,...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Big enough for animal diversity but small enough to see everything in half a day. Family/kid friendly!

Thank Doug I
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Caldwell zoo is a very vell kept small zoo with much to see . Most paths are shaded and the restrooms and food places are air conditioned if you need a break I went with four of my grand kids 12-7 .and two daughters what...More

Thank Cruff77
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

The visit at the zoo was amazing. I liked all of the display the animals. The price was extremely reasonable.

Thank Shanta B
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy a leisurely stroll thru this beautiful zoo. Even on hot days it’s pleasant because there is plenty of shade. The animals also have shade so you can still view them in their habitat on hot days. Good variety of animals. The staff...More

Thank Geyer4
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Brenda Y
June 8, 2018|
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Response from catw0man77 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to the cafe since they've remodeled and upgraded, but I know they used to have burgers and salads, chips, snacks, drinks, and those delicious frozen lemonades! Expect the usual high prices you pay at any kind... More
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Brenda Y
June 8, 2018|
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Response from CDFontes | Reviewed this property |
There is a little café on the property. Limited selection of snacks and things like fries (possibly hamburgers and hot dogs).
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percykennedy
May 27, 2018|
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Response from candjlindsey | Reviewed this property |
Not inside the zoo. Per their website: "Outside food is not allowed on zoo grounds. The zoo does offer family picnic spots in our main parking lot, adjacent to the zoo’s main entrance."
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