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“Fantastic little zoo!”
Review of Cameron Park Zoo

Cameron Park Zoo
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Took two of my kids this zoo (ages 7 & 9) and we had an amazing time! We visited on Memorial day and it was perfect! There was a thunder storm warning that day, so we didn't get to see the primates or the buffalo, but we still had a blast! We got there right as the park opened so the animals were very active in their enclosures and enjoying their breakfast, The zoo was small, it only took us a few hours to walk the entire thing. The grounds were clean and the enclosures looked nice. Prices were good and one kid got in free with a coupon I found online. We're totally going back!

Thank Cheryl D
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Went to the zoo with my son and 2 young granddaughters. Following the map was a wee bit confusing, but we did see everything. It was quiet, and not a lot of visitors, but during the week, so that was good. If it had not been so hot, we would have enjoyed it more. However, they did have a good assortment of animals, birds, fish, etc. and a great gift shop. The restrooms were handy, and the snack areas were in a good place. My granddaughters loved it, and we enjoyed spending the day together in a place where they had fun. I would recommend this little known zoo to anyone who wants to spend a quiet day with their kids.

1  Thank Roni M
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Going...it is nice and clean. Enclosures are way too small for my taste but I hate zoos. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff. Free parking. Beautiful park surrounding it. Take the kids to the kids to the nice playgrounds in the pecan bottoms area of the park just outside the zoo.

1  Thank KDB17
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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Went as a family to visit the zoo and the two kids (4 & 2) were fascinated the entire trip. Be prepared to walk a lot and hear lots of Ohhhs and Aughhs. We went during the week and it wasn't crowded and I think that is the best time to go. No food or drinks can be brought in but there are several shaded spots outside the entrance for a picnic.

Thank 05txblue
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Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

I have visited this zoo now 3 times and I am amazed each time how many people I talk to about it that say they didn't know Waco had a zoo. I'm telling you that this is a nice quiet zoo that is very well kept and will surprise you. You will find here something's that you won't see at the Ft Worth or Dallas zoo's. I personally love the tiger exhibit and the parakeet exhibit where you can interact and feed the birds. A quick drive from the cities. While you are there you can visit Cameron park and walk along the Brazos river. Great day trip.

2  Thank mark b
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