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El Paso Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Good place

I liked very much to have time there. Several animals and there is a birds show too. Me and my... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2019
Small Zoo

I been to alot of Zoo's. This Zoo is really small, you can probably do the whole zoo in 3 hours if... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
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Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905-4223
+1 915-212-0966
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With recent improvements, this zoo is definitely worth visiting while in El Paso. Thank you for a great experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

This Zoo, although, not as big as the San Diego Zoo, seems to have more animals than they do. We recently went to the San Diego Zoo and a lot of the animal habitats were under construction. Most of the animals were probably asleep too,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Lettie7
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Although I've only given this zoo a rating of 3 it was quite nice for what it is - and super kudos for all the work on endangered species the zoo does. I didn't give a higher rating because I've been to some really excellent...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

I liked very much to have time there. Several animals and there is a birds show too. Me and my family loved it. Several places to hydrate and food too. I miss the giraffes. I did not see them.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank eduardof568
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Went to this zoo expecting to have fun. Unfortunately I just saw a lot of animals that seemed like they didn't want to be there..Made me sad. Will not be attending this zoo again or any other zoo after realizing how exploitative it is.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Coolcat3000
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing zoo to enjoy as a family. Just the right size to keep everyone entertained for a few hour visit. Nice picnic area to enjoy your lunch/snacks.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

I been to alot of Zoo's. This Zoo is really small, you can probably do the whole zoo in 3 hours if you take your time. One thing alot is that you can actually see the animals. There habitats are small so you can't miss...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank selvync2014
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I took two of my grandchildren expecting to be there about an hour and a half, we were there three and a half. Zoo personnel were friendly, accommodating exhibits were professional and animal habitat friendly with maximum viewing. The bird show we attended was fantastic....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank CCRCHS
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

We had a lot of fun at the zoo. The zoo is a good size and has areas to rest and get food. There is a lovely playground for kids that is big and kids love it. Zoo is always having special events. Would recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Goddess95
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Go to the El Paso Zoo instead. It had been a long time since I visited the El Paso Zoo, and I was pleasantly surprised at all the improvements they have done there. The animals looked happy and well fed, and clean. The first thing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank rsteven3
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June 25, 2019|
Response from CCRCHS | Reviewed this property |
No there is no charge for parking,
June 25, 2019|
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Response from Gryfudd | Reviewed this property |
No charge for parking.
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April 20, 2019|
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Response from rsteven3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can bring in food and drinks. Just not in a glass container.