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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N. Fourth Street, Waco, TX 76707
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+1 254-750-8400
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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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Best Zoo!!

I think this is a hidden gem for a zoo. My wife and I live in the Dallas area and met my son and his family for a day at the zoo. It is laid out very nice and easy to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Ejmm79
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I think this is a hidden gem for a zoo. My wife and I live in the Dallas area and met my son and his family for a day at the zoo. It is laid out very nice and easy to get around. Seems to have every animal you would want to see. Stop by if in Waco. You won't... More 

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Thank Ejmm79
Avoca, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband, 2 year old, 7 month old and I loved this zoo! It was very toddler and stroller friendly. The 2 year old was able to run pretty freely while not being in other people's way. Besides it's kid friendliness it also has wonderful exhibits! It is well maintained and looks like they have really tried to make "natural"... More 

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Thank 32Shirley88
Waco, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Zoo in Waco is a great place to visit, well laid out and the animals are wonderful! I have a senior pass and go often.

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Thank _ginnyobrien7
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this zoo for the first time and really enjoyed it. There was a great blend of local and exotic wildlife.

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Thank Todd B
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect warm day in February on a week day. This zoo is. A great place for kids 2-7. Small enough to not be overwhelming but enough animals and play areas to keep them happy. Was sad the orangutan exhibit was closed.

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Thank Ann B
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going there since my son was two. It is a small zoo, but that is part of its charm. Great staff is always available to talk about the animals and offer help. Must stop if you are spending time in Waco.

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Thank Sean S
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cameron Park Zoo is a fantastic park for Waco and the surrounding area. There are many species of animals and the zoo is very kid and family friendly!

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Thank Elizabeth M
Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this zoo so many years ago. But I still have the fondest of memories. Been twice now. Would not mind going back for a third time.

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Thank Dambreaker
Houston, Texas
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156 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know Waco had a zoo until I looked up attractions for Waco. The location is only about 10-15 minutes from Baylor University and is a fun thing to do when I visit my daughter. The exhibits are well kept, spaced nicely, great variety, and lots of shade for warmer days. It has easy walk-ability for all ages. All... More 

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Thank Laura C
Waco
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Waco zoo is laid out in a manner that allows you to set your own pace. It has a great place for snacks about midway through the route of the zoo.

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Thank Tcop

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