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Caldwell Zoo

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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
+1 903-593-0121
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Disappointed

I grew up in Tyler and went to the zoo faithfully for over 20 years. I've since moved away, but was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cmtraveler17
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Best zoo

I don’t love zoos but my family enjoys them. Compared to New Orleans, Jackson, SanDiego, Memphis... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emily W
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Tyler and went to the zoo faithfully for over 20 years. I've since moved away, but was in Tyler for the Thanksgiving holiday. My husband and I knew they had started charging to get in the zoo so we were expecting...More

Thank cmtraveler17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t love zoos but my family enjoys them. Compared to New Orleans, Jackson, SanDiego, Memphis, & Houston, this was a really really good experience! All animals were out & appeared to be healthy. Not too big & exhausting for 3 children 6 years old...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be our favorite place to go when we moved to east Texas. We were shocked that it was free. We were then told that Mr Caldwell set up the zoo to always be free but his children want to make a profit....More

Thank Kcbbrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived in Tyler for 25 years. I remember when this zoo was free admission. And it was always packed. So when they started charging a fee to enter, it was way less crowded, which was nice. Well they have continued increasing the fee...More

Thank Christi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the assortment of animals in their settings. A relaxing walk thru the zoo. We found it to be well taken care of.

Thank KDrmolka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Caldwell Zoo is a hidden gem when visiting East Texas. The exhibits are done beautifully. This is not a zoo where you will find animals in cages. They have done a fantastic job creating habitats for animals. Great value. This is a zoo any...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

As we were paying for our admissions, we were told of several areas that were closed due to construction. I asked if the admission could be discounted because we were not getting to see the whole zoo. No discounts given. Because that was our planned...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The guest parking is not well marked and neither is the actual entrance - you need to head down the steps to the left (or the ramp) from the parking lot. You won't see the entrance/ticket booth until you head down and there are no...More

Thank wendyquest
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The park is handicapped accessible with ramps throughout takes about two hours to walk the park would recommend the African exhibit.

Thank DonnaP26444
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our trip to the zoo. I think most animals were out and about and visible! Very clean and staff friendly!

Thank Annette P
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Karen B
18 May 2017|
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Response from barbaust | Reviewed this property |
Children under 2 - Free Ages 3-12 $8.95 13 - 54. $12.95 55 & over. $10.95.
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Charlotte T
13 June 2016|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see any.
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Soontobesenior
13 June 2016|
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Response from Cmichaeld1 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so?
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