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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

#1 of 46 things to do in Fresno Features Animals
894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
+1 559-498-5910
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Chaffee Zoo

A hidden gem. Well worth the reasonable entrance fee, and you can easily spend the entire day here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fresno, California
via mobile
Beautiful day at the zoo

Incredible renovation done at the zoo. Had a really good time. Go early to beat the crowd. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fresno, California
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894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
+1 559-498-5910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A hidden gem. Well worth the reasonable entrance fee, and you can easily spend the entire day here. Plenty of shade in the summer, surrounded by a beautiful (If a little sketchy) park.

Thank 661nancyf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredible renovation done at the zoo. Had a really good time. Go early to beat the crowd. The open area for the Lions was amazing.

Thank beclay
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's been a long time coming. But we now have one of the best zoo's around. It started off with the Sea Lion Cove, which I was very impressed with. They have 3 different levels which you can view these animals. They have a show...More

Thank Madalena C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great new additions to the zoo! The African adventure was amazing. We ate lunch on the patio at they African adventure and it was relaxing and the food was very good.

Thank 520number10
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well it's been years since I had been to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo but t was wonderful. There have been so many wonderful change it would take the a big par of the day to see every thing. I was only there for a few...More

Thank Tessie504
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The new African Exhibit on top of the other new exhibits makes the Fresno Chafee Zoo a don't miss opportunity. Children of all ages will really enjoy the experience. Thank you Proposition Z.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

everyone should go u can feed the animals up and close with food in your hands healthy vegetable lettuce the grand children was very happy will go again if in town

Thank fancy44
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of keeping animals in captivity, but I understand that it is both a reality and sometimes a necessity. If you're going to have animals in a zoo, then do it the way the Chaffee zoo has. The African savanna exhibit...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new African savannah and Seal Cove additions to the zoo are fantastic. It's really nice to see the animals out in the open, with room to roam. If the Chaffee Zoo would replace all its old enclosures with areas like these, the zoo would...More

Thank Aurelia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is great for families. It is clean, staff is friendly and zoo is clean. There's quite a few things to do here so plan accordingly.

Thank Ana T
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Vicki S
Cost for zoo
18 April 2017|
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Response from monteolson | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $10 and kids are $7.50
Francisco m
can i bring my own food or we have to purchase food in there thank you?
12 February 2017|
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Response from blsaxton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I did not see this before now. I am pretty sure you can bring food. I have not tried. They do have picnic area all around outside the zoo.
Will be visiting today, Tuesday Nov.29..... is everything open at 9am....how should I plan my tour....how should I dress?
29 November 2016|
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Response from goldberm | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, I haven't BEEN THERE yet, but I hope to get to visit the attraction in May where I have an overnight trip planned.... Hope you get in (wear pants, why not? Or a long skirt--zoos are for comfortable clothes and... More