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Cameron Park Zoo

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1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
+1 254-750-8400
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Hidden Gem

I didn't know Waco had a zoo and this was a FANTASTIC zoo! We have only ever visited the Houston... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BriannaW2323
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Montgomery, Texas
Great little zoo

Took about 2 hours to get through. Enjoyed it the whole time. Plenty of different animals, pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't know Waco had a zoo and this was a FANTASTIC zoo! We have only ever visited the Houston zoo other than this one but this one I feel like you got closer to the animals, was cheaper, and had beautiful scenery! The animals...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took about 2 hours to get through. Enjoyed it the whole time. Plenty of different animals, pleasant atmosphere and very inexpensive.

1  Thank KOW12kow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to pretty much all of the zoos in Texas at this point, but Cameron Park is definitely one of my favorite ones. It's smaller than most, but it's jam packed with well cared for animals, foliage, and information. It has a ton of...More

2  Thank Shelby P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a cold, so many of the outside animals were not visible (probably inside to keep warm). We still had a good time though! It's a nice little zoo, well maintained, and not too expensive ($18 for the 2 of us). Thankfully, there...More

2  Thank Marge387
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The foliage is amazing and the park in general is a very family friendly atmosphere. Fun for little ones and big people too.

2  Thank paularZ2973DF
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is so well set up and offers more animal habitats than I expected. The zoo’s path takes you inside and outside periodically which can be a nice break from the Texas heat as you walk through! There are also great play areas for...More

2  Thank Heather N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the zoo so much, we bought season passes. Pleasant atmosphere and beautifully kept grounds. Great way to spend an afternoon strolling and looking at the animals.

1  Thank M5131WEsharona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been a zoo member for many years. CPZ is a wonderful zoo and a great place to stop. You can expect to spend two to three hours looking around. There are many animals and the exhibits are great. I can happily recommend the Cameron...More

1  Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we live in Waco we always buy the annual pass. It is just a great place to take the grand kids or just go there for an afternoon and see all the animals. My favorite is the bird sanctuary. You get up close and...More

1  Thank Gena50
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A ZOO WORTH DOING ‘Ello chaps! Cameron Park Zoo is a 52 acrew zoo in Waco, Texas. This is a quaint, top-quality zoo that seems to be well managed. The park features animals from across the globe: lions, tigers, gorillas, rhinos, giraffes, snakes, buffalo, and...More

1  Thank HerbertEdgewood
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cbstevens
21 May 2016|
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Response from TexasDadWaco | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with all, 2 hours is a good amount of time. Can you walk through the whole thing in an hour, yes. But to stop and watch, play on the slides and stuff, maybe have a drink on the deck... Two hours plus. If you... More
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Angelia E
14 February 2016|
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Response from Charles B | Reviewed this property |
When planning a visit during the winter months, be sure to check our weather factors page to see what animals may remain off exhibit. Zoo Hours Monday through Saturday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday – 11 a.m. to 5... More
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