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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
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+1 559-498-5910
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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Time with the Animals in Fresno!

My daughter and I went to the zoo to kill time but we ended up spending amazing quality time. I would recommend it to families with younger kids though!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I went to the zoo to kill time but we ended up spending amazing quality time. I would recommend it to families with younger kids though!

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Fresno, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is clean and well kept. However, I felt that a lot of exhibits were rather small compared to other zoos in the state. If you do go, I recommend not going between the months of May-August, it's too hot for you-and the animals!

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Thank Samantha S
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo of my childhood has grown bigger and better throughout my lifetime. I am proud to call it "my zoo". (Grin)

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Thank Wendy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my grand babies..luv the new sea lion cove its grest. The big window makes it feel like your there. The African wild exhibit is awesome, you can eat at the restaurant and watch the animals roam around

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Thank roxyg69
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to the zoo since my kids were small and the new additions were just amazing. Fresno has one great zoo. Different from others I have been too. It's a great value and trust me you will enjoy the new African area.

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Thank imoto2
Madera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can buy food and feed the giraffes! The new African exhibit is amazing!! The new restaurants food is great! You sit outside and eat while enjoying the animals. The lions are amazing too! Great place to spend an afternoon young and old ❤️

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Thank TravelingJamie2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most awesome Zoo I've been too! Great bird show and clean exhibits. The animals are well cared for and this is senior and child friendly! Yay Fresno!

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Thank Vicki M
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo's new African Adventure is the next best thing to taking an African safari. Visitors look over a wide expanse of savanna to watch lions, giraffes, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, and more live in a completely natural, open environment. Grab a snack at the Kopje Lodge and look forward to a relaxing, fascinating experience. if you're lucky, you'll... More 

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Sanger, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fresno zoo is awesome. There are tons of animals, birds, reptiles and snakes. You need take most of the day to see it properly. My favorite part is the giraffes. You get to see them close and can even feed them...

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The new Zoo layout is awesome and kids and adults will love the New Zoo! The new food court is great along with the savanah layout and aquatic area. Great Job!

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