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“Nice sized zoo for a couple of hours”
Review of Cameron Park Zoo

Cameron Park Zoo
Ranked #1 of 70 things to do in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
Southlake, TX
Level 6 Contributor
178 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Nice sized zoo for a couple of hours”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Overall we were impressed with the Cameron Park Zoo. We spent a couple of hours there and were able to see all of the animals, and that was during spring break when it was probably busier than usual. The paths are well maintained and the animal enclosures seemed well kept. There were lots and lots of families with little kids, strollers, etc. Interestingly, I don't remember seeing any zoo staff other than one zookeeper holding a snake.

Visited March 2013
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Dallas, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Cameron Park Zoo”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

It is a wonderful and very well-done museum. It has a quite a lot of animals, and is much larger than it looks like it would be. I have been numerous times, and always love it!

Visited April 2012
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Waco, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Treasure”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

What a beautiful Park!
The grounds are superb! The animals well loved.
Waco is very lucky to have such a superb place

Visited March 2013
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Berwick, Maine
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“are the animals healthy?”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

many of the habitats in the zoo only had one animal (for animals that are social and really need a friend to be happy) and some of the animals looked malnourished!

Visited March 2013
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Waco, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Like the nearby river that flows through downtown, the Cameron Park Zoo is the kind of amazing asset you don't expect to find in a city of Waco's size. The zoo is set in hilly, tree-covered terrain and has wide, well-kept walkways that meander through playgrounds and animal habitats. It's an ideal zoo for kids because of the many places to stop and play, and it lets visitors view animals in natural-looking settings rather than in cages. Nice to see varied but compatible species wandering around together as they would in the wild. This should be at the top of any list of family-oriented activities in central Texas, but it's great for anyone who enjoys zoos, animals or nature, not just for those seeking a kid-friendly outing.

Visited February 2013
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