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North Carolina Zoo

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4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
+1 800-488-0444
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Excellent Time at the Zoo

My family went on our third visit of the North Carolina Zoo and again it did not disappoint. It has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matt C
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Salem, Virginia
Great zoo

I've been to this zoo several times, and it never disappoints! Great exhibits and a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris C
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bear” (89 reviews)
“natural habitat” (29 reviews)
“feeding times” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
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+1 800-488-0444
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Reviewed yesterday

My family went on our third visit of the North Carolina Zoo and again it did not disappoint. It has been around 3 years since we last came and we found familiar attractions as well as some new things to see. Timing is important when...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been to this zoo several times, and it never disappoints! Great exhibits and a wide variety of animals. Really enjoyed our visit this time. The weather was pretty warm, low 90s, but many animals were very active.

Thank Chris C
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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are thrilled and hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the whole family to the zoo and everyone loved it. If you have never been to this zoo you need to go. It is a lot of walking because it is so big but well worth it. Our zoo in Fort Worth is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I met our sons and their wives in Asheboro for a day at the NC Zoo recently. This was my third visit and we all had a ball. I am sure maintaining such a large zoo takes a lot of work and...More

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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

You absolutely made our day! Thank you so very much!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to the North Carolina zoo from Columbus, Ohio in large part to see Mo, because he's the twin to our silverback here at the Columbus Zoo. We arrived around 10:30 and stayed until closing. This was such a GREAT zoo! It is large,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 year old son to the zoo for the first time and it was amazing! We got there right when they opened and were able to see most of the animals with hardly any crowd. The staff around the zoo were very...More

1  Thank vsch11
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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for letting us know. We are thrilled and hope you come to see us again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast! The day we went it was raining and we still had a great time. All the exhibits were open and the animals were entertaining even though it was crappy weather. The grounds were beautiful we had just as much fun looking...More

1  Thank Lisa A
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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You've made our day! Thanks so so much!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is as good as the zoo itself. Nice natural enclosures and plenty of shade (except in some parts of Africa)

1  Thank coastal_confessions
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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us! We value you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in NC for a while and have not visited the zoo. It was time. The zoo is about 90 minutes from Raleigh and it is nice easy drive. Be prepared to do lots of waking if you are traveling with young kids....More

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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such wonderful advice for future guests! Thank you so much for sharing. We appreciate you!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge zoo where Animals are freely roaming and not caged ! It’s is one of the largest zoos and We loved our visit last summer!

Thank DivyaG
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Lane R, Guest Relations Manager at North Carolina Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reaching out! We value you!

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Christy C
1 June 2018|
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Response from travelforfun2009 | Reviewed this property |
They have an avaiary.
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Christy C
1 June 2018|
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Response from Just_a_normal_mom | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an aviary where you can walk amongst the birds. On the day we went, they also had a bird show ($3 entrance) which was fun to watch.
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joelenedavid95
30 May 2018|
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Yes, rain or shine. I often do on a rainy summer day because more animals are active in the rain than in the hot sun
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