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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
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Nice zoo

Nice zoo for the kids to travel, but fort worth zoo is really big, but for kids to have fun it was ok.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
jonesevan111
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Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice zoo for the kids to travel, but fort worth zoo is really big, but for kids to have fun it was ok.

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Texas, USA
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is fun for the whole family. It is well-kept and well-spaced with wide walkways so it never feels crowded. It usually takes us two hours to leisurely walk through (including playtime at the play area). Highlights for us are the orangutans, Komodo dragon, the seal exhibit with the short tube slide through the water that kids can slide... More 

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Thank devoful
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited to this zoo many times before. It never gets old. It is absolutely a family favorite.

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Battle Creek, MI
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured it in 90 minutes at a leisurely pace. Staff were friendly and courteous. Go early in warm weather. They also begin to bring the animals in around 4pm. Don't miss the signs concerning the vultures.

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Thank KLake
Waco, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went last year for our sons 2nd Birthday and we had such a great time! It was very hot so most of the animals were in hiding but overall we had a great time.

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Thank ashleyjtorres
Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the zoo at about 2pm. They close at 5pm. This gave us far more time than required to see everything there. We were concerned about the cat enclosures as at each one the cats were pacing back and forth along one cage wall. Seemed like small enclosures for big cats. It seemed like we were the only... More 

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Thank Bobby M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a great place to,take your kids. It is a beautiful place and offers many attractions. Check it out.

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Thank Jim B
Arlington, Texas
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 11AM & almost, (literally) got locked in the zoo after close! We had a tremendous time! Went on a Wednesday & felt like we had the entire zoo to ourselves. As it was the last day of August, it was incredibly hot; however, there are air-conditioned, indoor, exhibits w/ seating all along the journey along w/ mostly shaded... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're zoo people. We've been members and/or visited most of the U.S.'s best zoos. This is one of our favorites. It's not the biggest; it doesn't have the rarest of creatures. But it is approachable (not huge), rarely busy/too crowded, and has an excellent selection from Asia/Africa/Americas. Examples: Galapagos turtles, enormous komodo dragon, tigers, lions, elephants, giraffes (which you can... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved our visit with our granddaughter on Labor Day! She was especially excited about the amazing fish in the aquarium and the slide through the sea otter's habitat! Really a beautiful place, and all the animals looked happy and well cared for. There were so many wonderful places to sit and rest in the shade, and the kids play area... More 

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