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Abilene Zoo

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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
325-673-WILD
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Great zoo

The Abilene Zoo is a wonderful, fun place to visit. There are many different animals to see and fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jambia1998
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Abilene, Texas
May 6th Zoo Trip

My son took us to the zoo on May 6th, 2018. He wanted to surprise his daughter, and she was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raymond S
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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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325-673-WILD
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"giraffe exhibit"
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"train ride"
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"splash pad"
in 11 reviews
"perfect size"
in 11 reviews
"reptile house"
in 6 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 6 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 9 reviews
"tongue"
in 6 reviews
"loved feeding the giraffes"
in 5 reviews
"dog park"
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"kids love"
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"gift shop"
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"small town"
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"couple of hours"
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"small kids"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Abilene Zoo is a wonderful, fun place to visit. There are many different animals to see and fun activities for young children When we go we always like to feed the fish in the pond. Visiting the zoo is a great activity for children...More

Thank Jambia1998
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son took us to the zoo on May 6th, 2018. He wanted to surprise his daughter, and she was surprised. It was a 3-hour drive, and well worth it. I am a disabled veteran. I recently had surgery and relied on a wheelchair to...More

Thank Raymond S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most, if not all of the exhibits are too small for the animals. The most atrocious of which is the ocelot exhibit which is only slightly larger than a shelters kennel. The carousel was broken when we last went which is our daughters favorite part...More

Thank BenandJess804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually use a walker, but decided to rent one of there "wheelchairs" for $10 so I could see easier and not get as tired. I just can't walk that far. The paths at the zoo are horrible if you're being pushed. Uneven and all...More

Thank KPTX33
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Abilene, Tx for 19 years now. When we first moved here my wife and I would say things like, "The zoo here is pretty good for a city like Abilene." We would get family passes and I took my girls to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this Zoo! My grandkids truly enjoy the zoo each and every time we go and they want to go as often as we can take them.

Thank S5279YGelizabetha
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

really enjoyed my visit to this cute little zoo. Nicely laid out, good scenery, no smell and the animals are very visible without looking thru cages.

Thank Riverbabe60
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This place is truly a West Texas treasure. Living in Midland, we don't exactly have a huge offering of places to take the kids for a day trip getaway. So we were ecstatic to find the Abilene Zoo to be such a top-notch facility! The...More

Thank Courtney B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Abilene Zoo is an ever evolving zoo and bird sanctuary. It even accepts injured birds as they have a medical staff to care for them. My husband and I have taken several injured birds to them for medical treatment. They have a really fun...More

Thank Connie A
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We went to this zoo on a Thursday morning. We were so impressed the zoo is small but well maintained. A nice variety of animals lions, tigers and a bear (oh my). There were birds and reptiles and a small train ride. Best thing the...More

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Sorry, I am not for sure. You can contact them or check out their web site.
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Jessica W
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Those who have already answered have given your good information. Calling the source is always the BEST way to find out. We visited on 8/8/15 and the Giraffe habitat was still undergoing reconstruction. I understand the... More
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