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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
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Great atmosphere!

It's a small and intimate zoo that isn't crowded. It's great with little kids. You can take you time and see the animals up close.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
QusieSusie
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Italy, Texas
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Italy, Texas
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small and intimate zoo that isn't crowded. It's great with little kids. You can take you time and see the animals up close.

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Thank QusieSusie
Dallas, Texas, United States
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our visit to the zoo, not very big but it has some very nice exhibits, if your timing is right you can feed the giraffe at their eye level...

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Thank John W
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought the 13 month old for his first zoo visit. We hadn't been to Cameron Park Zoo before so we were excited to go, too. This zoo is not super big with is fantastic cuz it doesn't have to take the whole day to go through unless you just want to take the whole day. There is lots of shady... More 

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Thank Jen G
Waco, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cameron Park Zoo is a great place to take kids on a field trip. There are lots of great exhibits and animals to see. Not all of the areas are easily accessible with a dbl wide stroller, though. I wish their playground area included more for smaller children to play on.

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Thank Suzanne M
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cameron Park Zoo is a great place to take kids. It has an outdoors feel to it. The animal selection is pretty wide variety. We liked it a lot.

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Thank Joshua M
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really lovely zoo. Not too big, but really nice natural habitat. You feel like you are right with the animals in their home, not just looking in cages. The staff is super nice and they will tell you many interesting facts about the animals. Very enjoyable.

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Thank Allegro615
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Waco to visit "The Silos "and after the visit still had the afternoon to fill so my 13 yr. old and I went to the zoo. I admit to having gone to bigger and better zoos but this was a nice afternoon spent. We did see a Giraffe,Lion, Orangutan and some other interesting animals. We also enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Mamaone1
Longmont, Colorado
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in Waco/Texas and too be honest...there's not a lot going on in Waco, so we decided to take a morning at the zoo. I was very impressed! The zoo is well kept, has a great selection of animals, all of which have plenty of room to roam, and was both kid and adult friendly. I'd... More 

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Thank Wisco88
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice sized zoo. Not too big. Great place to visit with children. The animals were so easy to see. Shaved ice was great. We did the zoo in a couple of hours with a three and one year old.

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Thank Conniemama
Rowlett, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took our two grand daughters to the Cameron Park Zoo during spring break. They had a wonderful time seeing all the animals. They enjoyed the wandering around and just looking at everything. Due to it being spring break it was very busy and we had to park in the overflow parking lot. The walk did not deter us from... More 

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