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Abilene Zoo

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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
325-673-WILD
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A great place to bring the family

This is a great place to come for a relaxing day, youngsters and adults. It's clean and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda C
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Abilene, Texas
Nice location.

Well maintained, clean and the staff was knowledgable and friendly. Good value for the price. Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ralph H
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“giraffe exhibit” (49 reviews)
“train ride” (21 reviews)
“splash pad” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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325-673-WILD
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"giraffe exhibit"
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"train ride"
in 21 reviews
"splash pad"
in 12 reviews
"perfect size"
in 11 reviews
"reptile house"
in 7 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 7 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 9 reviews
"loved feeding the giraffes"
in 5 reviews
"white tiger"
in 5 reviews
"lettuce leaves"
in 5 reviews
"dog park"
in 7 reviews
"kids love"
in 10 reviews
"small town"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"small kids"
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"fort worth"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to come for a relaxing day, youngsters and adults. It's clean and the exhibits continue to be updated. Amazing zoo in a small town.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well maintained, clean and the staff was knowledgable and friendly. Good value for the price. Nice place to bring younger children. My boy is 2 years old

Thank Ralph H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from the Houston area, we didn't expect much but we loved the Abilene zoo! The paddle boats, train ride and the overall quality of the zoo itself were incredible! The staff were very friendly and the grounds were well maintained. The food was good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since the last time I have been here they have improved so much! Definitely fun for all ages. Come visit!

Thank Mommy G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice, clean and pretty zoo in a large public park. The zoo is small but well-laid out and just the perfect length of time for young kids. Animal highlights: White Tiger, Giraffes (with feedings at certain times), Lions, Rhinos, Camel, Zebras, Cougars, and much...More

Thank wendyquest
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is always a good place to go when you have children. The zoo here has been working really hard to make improvements and it shows.

Thank Arobertson9
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice small city zoo that I believe was opened in 1966. It has new giraffe exhibit and many of the other exhibits are been modernized. It has a very good education program also.

Thank Allan L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised by how great the Abilene Zoo was! Great day! The grounds are beautiful. The giraffe experience is so fun! The swan paddle boats are so fun. Great stop even if just driving through the area off of I-20. It’s not...More

Thank lessmith
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abilene Zoo is a wonderful, fun place to visit. There are many different animals to see and fun activities for young children When we go we always like to feed the fish in the pond. Visiting the zoo is a great activity for children...More

Thank Jambia1998
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son took us to the zoo on May 6th, 2018. He wanted to surprise his daughter, and she was surprised. It was a 3-hour drive, and well worth it. I am a disabled veteran. I recently had surgery and relied on a wheelchair to...More

Thank Raymond S
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Whiffawick
18 November 2015|
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Response from SmilingBig | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not for sure. You can contact them or check out their web site.
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Jessica W
18 August 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Those who have already answered have given your good information. Calling the source is always the BEST way to find out. We visited on 8/8/15 and the Giraffe habitat was still undergoing reconstruction. I understand the... More
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