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“Great little zoo”
Review of Caldwell Zoo

Caldwell Zoo
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Tyler
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is one of the finest small zoos that you will ever experience. It's clean, well laid out, and the animals are housed in "natural" enclosures, rather than cages. I've been going to this zoo for about 50 years and I have enjoyed every visit.

Thank D L
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

I have been going to this zoo for many years. They keep working on improving and adding exhibits. The best zoo east of Ft. Worth!

Thank LisaSchoonover
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Love the way the zoo is set up it almost looks like they are really in the wild. They are not "caged" up like at other zoos. Which is really nice to see. Worth going!

Thank Natalie P
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Caldwell Zoo has been around since 1937 and started in the Caldwell's backyard for the enjoyment of the neighborhood kids. It has grown through all these years, graciously provided for by the Caldwell family until it is now a huge zoo covering, I think, about 15 acres. There is now an admission fee but is well worth the price. The setting is beautiful and there's a petting zoo for the children, concession for lunch or a snack, educational classes, camps and school trips plus lots and lots of animals. In fact I think this is their 50th year on this property.

1  Thank Diane B
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Took the grandkids and we had a blast. I realize it isnt the San Antonio or Ft Worth zoo(not as big) but it is still very nice. Kids really enjoyed it, especially the bird house.

Thank Michael77Tyler
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