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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
+1 559-498-5910
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The Fresno Chaffee Zoo - Love the new free roam Africa exibit

I first visited the zoo in the early 70's as a little girl and I have watched it grow and change... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Terry M
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La Forge, France
A wonderful Christmas light set-up!!

Visit Dec. 2017:: I can only really review the zoo lighting aspect. This was absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karena_Jax01
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Jacksonville, Florida
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894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I first visited the zoo in the early 70's as a little girl and I have watched it grow and change all of these years. The new Africa exhibit is fantastic! Very beautiful and well thought out with free roaming animals native to Africa.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Dec. 2017:: I can only really review the zoo lighting aspect. This was absolutely amazing and I'm so glad I had the opportunity to see this. The time in my opinion that was invested in making this a magical moment was on point. The...More

Thank Karena_Jax01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The FCZ to a great way to kill some time and see some cool animals! Their African exhibit is AWESOME! That being said, we went a little later in the day and paid the price for it in not being able to see all of...More

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave it a 5 without comparing it to larger zoos in larger cities. The kids loved it. Roo Walk was closed down but it did not take away from the good time. We will go back when we return to Fresno to visit!

Thank 2549kzap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GREAT ZOO. They take care of the animals, have a very wide variety to view AND feed. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank mellowfellow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the zoo several times and love it, but we have wanted to see it at night during the Christmas season. This year, we got to do it. The Zoo Lights are amazing. We bought the fun glasses through which to look...More

Thank Cheryll D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not one of the best zoo's in the world, but great efforts have been made to provide a good environment for the animals. The recently opened African exhibit offers a good expanse of land for the exhibits but yet has the ability to provide close...More

Thank michael_smith56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had NEVER attended Christmas lights at the zoo. It was absolutely amazing. I would encourage couples and families to experience this festive event. Santa was there to take free pictures, they had hot chocolate and a Smores booth. My family and I ate at...More

Thank Sabrina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were back in Fresno visiting family for Christmas. Definitely one of the few "Bucket List" items if you are visiting the Fresno area for the first time!

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Fresno Zoo with our almost 3 to 8 year old grandchildren and found it to be fascinating. It is laid out in a very interesting manner (ie. grouping all the animals of the African Savannah together) and as we wandered, we encounter...More

Thank cam4234
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Bro T
9 October 2017|
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Response from Frank O | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. you would need to check their website. FO
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sandyambriz480
5 October 2017|
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Response from Julia J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. 9am to 4pm.
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Bryanna C
29 June 2017|
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Response from Xlcior | Reviewed this property |
there is wifi in the savanah eating area. you are also allowed to bring your own food and beverages into the zoo ( no glass bottles allowed). they also serve beer in the new area as well.
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