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Abilene Zoo

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Nice little zoo

Had a nice visit with family while on a Texas roadtrip. Cute little zoo. Giraffe exhibit was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
akron, oh
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Awesome Place

Had heard it was a great little zoo and was so impressed. Employees were all very very polite and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gene R
Kemah, Texas
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“giraffe exhibit”(47 reviews)
“train ride”(22 reviews)
“perfect size”(11 reviews)
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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice visit with family while on a Texas roadtrip. Cute little zoo. Giraffe exhibit was terrific. A little pricey for a 2 hour excursion though. Glad we went but wouldn't come back.

Thank keatingclan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard it was a great little zoo and was so impressed. Employees were all very very polite and very helpful, showing us around and answering questions. Nice peaceful walk around the grounds, grounds were very well kept and makes you wanna come back. So...More

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The zoo was very small and they do not have a whole lot of animals to see. It was very nice and clean. We enjoyed the trails, and the pretty landscaping! All in all we had a very nice time!!! We will definitely visit again!

Thank Otoniel C
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Took my grandsons to the zoo, they had an absolute blast. Very easy to navigate around, the zoo also seems to cater to the younger children. They were able to see the animals ride the train, feed the animals, there is a deck that they...More

Thank lisa d
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We love taking our grandkids to the zoo. They have updated every time we go and the children love to feed and watch the animals interact.

Thank angiettw
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Nice new improvements! The giraffe area is really cool, so fun for the kids to have a chance to feed them and see them up close!

Thank Mary Kay K
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite zoos! It is small but SO nicely kept! The train and carousel make it fun for kids! I love it! I’ve been to zoos al over the country and this is one of my favorites!!

Thank Ksh27
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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
Reviewed 5 August 2018

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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Charlene K
25 August 2018|
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Response from Jambia1998 | Reviewed this property |
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Last admittance at 4 p.m. Every Thurs. June–August, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Last admittance at 8 p.m.
26 July 2018|
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Response from Abileneartist | Reviewed this property |
There is a snack bar.
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.