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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Open Now: 08:30 - 16:30
Open today: 08:30 - 16:30
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Great Zoo!

We are so impressed that we've had annual passes for 4 years. African Adventure, Sea Lion Cove and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fresno, California
This is a Nice little place to checkout

My husband and I came out here just to do something different. It was a Hot day but hey it was fun... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jacquelyn M
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894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are so impressed that we've had annual passes for 4 years. African Adventure, Sea Lion Cove and the Walkabout with the Kangaroos are among the highlights of our zoo. We also love the Sloths in the Rain Forest. Only going to get better with...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came out here just to do something different. It was a Hot day but hey it was fun. I loved seeing all the different Animals. And don’t forget to get a Churro while your there So good

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Zoo not sure what to expect and my husband and I spent almost 3 hours wandering around. The tropical bird area was the best for us as my husband is quite a good photographer. There was also a good collection of...More

Thank maddywiley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo has a good range of large animals as well as small animals. The cafe by the African section is very cool with an outlook of elephant, rhinos, giraffes in the background. Zoo closes at 4pm, plan for 2 hours inside.

Thank ZhuZhu L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place to visit with your kids or grandkids. Lots of all different animals to see and the park is very clean. Great day trip for the entire family.

Thank Dajakaro
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is a wonderful place to visit. Clean and has amazing animals. So much to see. Don't miss visiting while in Fresno !!

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fresno Chafee Zoo has been redone and has upgraded many of their exhibits. Sea lion cove, stingray bay, and the newest safari lands blew us all away. The bird shows are really fun to attend! The zoo offers birthday parties, and many camps over...More

Thank 764kathleenj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo continues to amaze. The safari is wonderfully done and the keepers have really educational and fun animal talks. One of our favorite new additions was the Australian outback walkthrough exhibit. My seven year old did a report on Australia and he said, “Mom!...More

Thank redcelticqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the zoo on a Saturday while staying in Fresno. It was a nice, clean, and quaint zoo. They are doing some construction to the zoo to improve and update exhibits. Over all it was a nice. You can get through this 2-4...More

Thank 570stefaniew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

World-class zoo in Fresno. Walking around and listening to the animals is so relaxing. Amazing exhibits from the reptile house to the African safari where you feel like you're on the Serengeti. Great ANY time of the day. (fyi...park fee entrance at +/- $5)

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26 July 2018|
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Response from rrachet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring food and drink. I don’t think you can bring an ice chest, or alcohol, but we have brought sack lunches many times.
26 July 2018|
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Response from Boj431 | Reviewed this property |
Technically no. However, a few snacks and some water in your backpack are usually allowed. If you bring a full meal there’s not a good place to sit and eat it.
Dan S
6 July 2018|
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Response from mapawa | Reviewed this property |
yes they rent out strollers.
24 March 2018|
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Response from DRosettaHansen | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the reptile store that a previous person mentioned has closed!
12 February 2018|
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Response from 6amaggs | Reviewed this property |
Adults $10.00, 2-11 $5.50 and seniors 62 and older $5.50..