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The Gentle Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 14:00
Open today: 09:30 - 14:00
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This is a very fun and affordable place. It offered a small petting zoo, animals, kiddie train... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Forney, Texas
via mobile
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Our three year old grandson loved getting close and feeding all the animals. They have a jumping... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Forney, Texas
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Come and visit the Children’s Zoo in Forney Texas. In addition to our petting zoo we have a playground, picnic area, indoor party room, classroom, train ride, giant maze and more! We also offer seasonal events like our Pumpkin Patch and Holiday...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
12600 Fm 2932, Forney, TX 75126-8032
+1 469-834-2587
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is a very fun and affordable place. It offered a small petting zoo, animals, kiddie train, maze and a large jump/trampoline. They offer birthday parties. During the fall season you can purchase pumpkins and there are a lot to choose from. This is definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Our three year old grandson loved getting close and feeding all the animals. They have a jumping area but not suitable for a 3 year old. They also have a small play area and a large sandbox with dump trucks for the younger one to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 302Forney
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The students have a great time at the zoo. There was lots to do lots of animals to see and some fun activities as well. We love the big bubble trampoline that was awesome the teachers did too!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank abitmo
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Not a very big Zoo, but it had lots of different "small" animals and birds. Great place to take young kids.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ynotm8-Pirate
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Went here last fall with the grandchildren and would definitely recommend it as a place to take the kids. Will take them back again in October.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank djernigan722
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My daugther and I , really enjoy it the place , is very small but is very fun , and the staff was so nice, they have a excellent attitude!! We come back again

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bibigv
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to the gentle zoo several times but each time it seems to be less exciting. Our first visit we got to be in the enclosure with the goats. Not anymore. And where’d the emu go?! It’s $6/each person which includes nothing but admission....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ryangelathomas
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure how fun a petting zoo would be and it was a little expensive to pet a goat, BUT I was very wrong! The playground is fairly large and fun for the little ones and the jumpers can entertain the kids for hours....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jwburks1
Reviewed 16 April 2018

There are some unusual animals to see close up. Besides the usual petting zoo goats, chickens, etc. there were some you couldn't pet, but you could see pretty close like a kangaroo. You could buy food to feed them, but my grandkids are too squeemish....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 17 February 2018

This is a great place to take young kids. My son enjoyed the guineafowl who continually followed us throughout the zoo area as we fed other animals. The staff was incredibly friendly and willing to answer any questions. While they have some very interesting animals,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Caf0117
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