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Abilene Zoo

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Address: 2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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325-673-WILD
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice small-town zoo

The zoo is laid out well, with a nice collection of animals and birds. The giraffes are fun to watch. The animals seem to well cared for. It was a nice place to spend a couple of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Rhonda T
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WALLED LAKE
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The zoo is laid out well, with a nice collection of animals and birds. The giraffes are fun to watch. The animals seem to well cared for. It was a nice place to spend a couple of hours.

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Thank Rhonda T
Eastland, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've visited the zoo on several occasions and each time have really enjoyed seeing what's new. Our favorite spot is the giraffe area. You'll be able to walk through the zoo and not feel pushed for time. It's large enough for a nice collection of animals but small enough to do in a morning or afternoon.

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Thank Kathy H
McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the zoo everytime we come to Abilene to visit family! Our boys absolutely love it! The new giraffe exhibit is wonderful!

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Thank little4507
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to take the grandkids to the zoo they love feeding the giraffes and going to the fish pond. Great fun

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Thank Naomi M
Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love our zoo! So great for all ages. Our granddaughters have season passes and are enrolled in Zoo camp each year. The new giraffe exhibit is the best. There is a merry go round and a little train that goes all around the zoo. Such a happy place. A must see when you are in Abilene!

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Thank skrskelley1
Abilene, Texas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one will mistake this zoo for the one in St. Louis, Washington D.C., or San Diego but for a town the size of Abilene it is first rate. The kids will particularly enjoy the giraffes up close and personal! Also don't miss feeding the fish on the pond. The fish pile on top of each other to get the... More 

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Thank Jeff J
Mulberry, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well designed zoo. The animals have lovely enclosures and the new giraffe attraction was fabulous . Even though it was very hot the day we were there and some of the larger animals were not willing to come out, there was still plenty to see. Plenty of places to sit in the shade. well worth the... More 

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Thank 565Julie
Abilene, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing zoo for the town the size of Abilene. The new giraffe exhibit is one of the best I have seen. Well worth a stop.

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Thank Texastraveler3633
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Abilene Zoo is not a huge zoo by any means but it's big enough! They have been adding exhibits and attractions to keep it modernized. We love our visits and my grandchildren have a blast on the Carousel, train ride, and feeding the fish and ducks in the small lake. It's makes for a great afternoon visit!

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Thank TLHeat
Abilene, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have gone to the Abilene zoo several time over the years and have always enjoyed the experience. The place is always clean and the animals are well presented.

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