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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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Wonderful Little Zoo!

I have gone to this zoo since I was a little girl. They have added a lot in the last few years and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
txgirlfriday7678
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Texas
Zoo

Had a super experience with my grand kids ages 2, 7. Feeding the giraffes was the favorite and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sailorman7772015
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Abilene, Texas
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“giraffe exhibit” (46 reviews)
“train ride” (22 reviews)
“splash pad” (13 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"
in 46 reviews
"train ride"
in 22 reviews
"splash pad"
in 13 reviews
"perfect size"
in 11 reviews
"reptile house"
in 7 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 7 reviews
"tongue"
in 7 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 10 reviews
"white tiger"
in 6 reviews
"loved feeding the giraffes"
in 5 reviews
"small train"
in 5 reviews
"dog park"
in 7 reviews
"small town"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"kids love"
in 9 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 9 reviews
"small kids"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone to this zoo since I was a little girl. They have added a lot in the last few years and it is a wonderful zoo to spend the afternoon. I can't wait to take nieces and nephews here someday! We went once...More

Thank txgirlfriday7678
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a super experience with my grand kids ages 2, 7. Feeding the giraffes was the favorite and seeing the reptiles eat the mice and rats. Crazy.feeding time. We go there every opportunity we have with the kids. Highly recommend this gem of a ZOO>

Thank sailorman7772015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to many zoos, San Diego and Brookfield Zoo (large), and this one is quite nice for its size. It is not a very large zoo, but wear your walking shoes. The zoo has many different kinds of animals and a lot of...More

Thank Jerome M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best zoos we have visited. The displays, exhibits and buildings were all very clean. The zoo even smelled clean, which means they take good care of their animals. People were able to get up close to the animals. The giraffe...More

Thank NMkitten
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The baby giraffes are exciting to see. We like to feed romaine lettuce to the adult giraffes (about $4)and see their amazing long black tongues. There is a wash up area. It’s an intimate zoo and can be explored in 60-90 minutes. Other animal favorites...More

Thank Abileneartist
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

It was an awesome trip to the zoo they really have taken pride in this zoo great attraction and all very clean. The rhino and giraffe part was my favorite would definitely recommend this zoo.

Thank Monty G
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This zoo was better than I expected. It was well kept with a large variety of animals. We had a great time.

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Well worth the trip. In addition to a first class zoo, it is set in a nice large park with lake, playgrounds, splash pads, etc. We've been many times and everyone always enjoys it.

Thank mccathren
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This zoo was ok with the main highlight being the giraffe enclosure. You can feed lettuce to the giraffes which the kids loved. However, if you have been to any big city zoo, this will seem lame in comparison.

Thank goodhelmet
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is not the equivalent of the San Diego Zoo, but a nice visit with reasonable prices in Abilene. Small and easily walkable with youngsters or grandparents. Also, a small train that will take you around the park. We went at mid-day, and none of...More

Thank jaredites1
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Jarle1989
26 July 2018|
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Response from Abileneartist | Reviewed this property |
There is a snack bar.
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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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