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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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Great little zoo

It was hot during our visit so many of the big animals were snoozing, but still a lot of fun... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2016
Amanda B
via mobile
Too Hot

too small for the animals, too hot for some such as that poor black bear..wanted to leave. Alot of... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
mangrovelady
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It was hot during our visit so many of the big animals were snoozing, but still a lot of fun. Beware part of the Africa exhibit is under construction so you can't see the elephant at this time. Overall would certainly recommend a stop.

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Reviewed June 18, 2016

too small for the animals, too hot for some such as that poor black bear..wanted to leave. Alot of construction so couldn't see too many African animals, but prob will be fixed soon. But put more animals that can adapt to this heat and send...More

Thank mangrovelady
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We loved visiting the zoo with our grandson! Don't miss the elephants and giraffes! Also the children's petting zoo nearby!

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Reviewed June 14, 2016

Lots of shade on paths, clean areas for animals, large areas for animals, friendly staff and well maintained park. The aviary was pretty cool, as we got to feed the birds. We went specifically to see the capybara, however due to the construction is the...More

Thank 925dianen
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I went by myself to visit the zoo for the first time. Really really enjoyed myself. I liked the paths and flow of the park. Mostly shaded. Landscape was nice. Impressed with the variety of animals and birds most were unexpected. I decided to get...More

1  Thank JLGlenn
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The animals were clean and kept in contained areas. No cages...great experience for children and very safe!🐸🐵🐰🐍🐫🐊🐘🐑🐿

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We love the Tyler zoo. When we lived in Tyler we had a year membership. Our child never got tired of going...she loves the Tyler Zoo. We also love their little gift shop. They have everything from post cards to rhino art. Definitely worth the...More

Thank Debra T
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's not a big zoo but there is still lots to see. There is actually some construction going on at the moment as well which has closed small sections of it, but there is still plenty to look at. There is a great bird encounter...More

Thank St_matty
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

It never fails to surprise people that a small city could have such an impressive zoo. Caldwell is just the right size to spend a couple of hours with your grandchildren. The zoo has a nice variety of animals in beautiful habitats. The walk isn't...More

1  Thank Mimi61
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Its an decent zoo though with tylers growth I think it should improve. Its got a white tiger which helps. The prices are a little high for the smaller size of the zoo

Thank Lora R
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Howdy, The processing fee is 1.50. They do accept coupons online. I couldn't find any info on expiration timeframe, so you might want to send them an email before you commit (address is on their website at the bottom of... More
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Response from p5hobbs | Reviewed this property |
There is a restaurant about half way through the zoo as described above.
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Yes you can. They sell trays with lettuce that they eat out of your hand.
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