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Caldwell Zoo

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Address: 2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Wonderful zoo

Went on weekday and was wonderfully quiet. Sometimes at huge zoos it's so packed I feel we are rushed from one exhibit to the next. This is a wonderful mid size zoo. We loved all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wyoming
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on weekday and was wonderfully quiet. Sometimes at huge zoos it's so packed I feel we are rushed from one exhibit to the next. This is a wonderful mid size zoo. We loved all the water features. Construction happening on new African exhibit looks near completion and will be large. Picnicked near parking lot w tables & garbage cans.

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Tyler, Texas
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to alot of zoo's with my children and grandkids all over the United States and this one is soooo...nice because its not so busy. Relaxing visit and enjoyed the animals so much.

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Ovilla, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was winter, we enjoyed the friendliness of the staff and the zoo experience! The animals were close and the grounds were clean!

Review collected in partnership with Country Inns & Suites By Carlson

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Moncks Corner
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small zoo, but it has a variety of animals. The setup is child and senior friendly. We spent 2 1/2 hours walking with 4 children and everyone was entertained. There are some areas under construction, so we plan to go back when they are open.

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Texas
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have love this zoo since I was a young child. Having been away from East Texas for most of my adult years and now finding myself back in the area again, it's refreshing to see that the Caldwell Zoo is even better than I remember. I can now share it with my children, and they too enjoy its lovely... More 

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Mineola, Texas
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo has been around here for a very long time and continues to please everyone. The tickets feel high at the gate but are worth it once you get inside. Includes a cage full of hundreds of parakeets that you can touch and feed by hand. Also the most majestic white tigers the world has to offer... they are... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son loves this zoo. It's a small but finely kept zoo with a nice range of animals and groundkeepers. It's nice for an outing.

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Thank Tammy G
Arp
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a large blended family and are zoo members. We go as often as we can. We feel like family there! Not too small and not too big. Lots of great memories made!

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Thank Amy W
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94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Caldwell Zoo is lovely. It is not too small & not too large. It's just right. Our grandchildren loved it, especially the aviary where they fed the birds. And the giraffes as well. We had a kid friendly lunch & thoroughly enjoyed the day. We will go back again & again.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the zoos for more family friendly activities. Has Great choices for all types of animals, reptiles, birds, rides, etc. Can easily spend a fun-filled day with the family.

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