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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
Phone Number: 254 750-8400
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great day outdoors

The zoo is located in a beautiful setting with a lot of trees for shade from the summer sun. Has a small playground and a large pavilion to rent if you are planning an event for a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Charlie M
Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The zoo is located in a beautiful setting with a lot of trees for shade from the summer sun. Has a small playground and a large pavilion to rent if you are planning an event for a group.

Thank Charlie M
Boston, MA
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was pleasantly surprised at how big this zoo was and at the variety of animals they had. We were there in late August and it was over a 100 degrees. Animals were only interested in shade!

Thank cld63
Belton, Texas
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This zoo continues to get better every year. It is fun place for all ages and I go a few times a year. It has different fund raisers throughout the year which are for all ages. Good variety of anials and they continue to grow.

Thank trouthook69
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited several "big city" zoos, this was a great experience. It wasn't too crowded so we weren't waiting to see exhibits or having to try to look over or through a crowd. The exhibits are laid out along a tranquil walkway with a covering of trees and plants that is just pleasant to stroll along. Also, the food and... More 

3 Thank Gustavo A
Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cameron Park Zoo is a great zoo for its size. It is possible to see the whole thing without getting too tired. Kids love being able to see the animals.

1 Thank Rhonee
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was awesome for my kids. I love the layout of the enclosures, you can see every animal. Well planned out and they had a ton too see. Flow of the park is excellent. We just kind of wondered through and saw everything without having to work out a path. So many animals.

1 Thank Lance K
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting friends in Waco and they took us to this zoo. Bargain entry prices, $10 for adults and $7 for kids. Children 3 and under are free too. The zoo is well layout and nice that you see some outside animals then get to walk through several inside a/c exhibits. Well planned out with Texas heat! We loved the orangutans.... More 

Thank WorldTraveller036
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have the Grandparents pass which is a great deal. The zoo is very clean and the exhibits are great. We have been here on several occasions and enjoy the facility each time. There's a snack bar half way through the park that has some different options such as hamburgers, corn dogs, nacho's, icecream, and more. Go enjoy the day... More 

Thank SirPuraVida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am used to going to a big zoo but for a small zoo I am impressed with this one. My husband and I got there right when it opened and not all of the animals were out and about yet. This zoo is quaint and has plenty of places to sit and rest. The enclosures were decently sized for... More 

Thank Carol J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised at the size of the zoo. Thought it might only be a local area zoo with a few local animals. This zoo has local critters but also bigger animals including lions, tigers, giraffes, etc. The park appears to be in the midst of some repairs so a few of the exhibits were empty but they had signage up to... More 

1 Thank Kasey C

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