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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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Just a fun place

I have been to several zoos and Abilene’s is the perfect size with so many wonderful animals. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hagerbaker
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Abilene, Texas
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Great place to go on a nice day

I love our zoo! We have a new baby Giraffe and it is a girl! She has a special name. I cant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Justin H
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Abilene, United States
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“giraffe exhibit” (47 reviews)
“train ride” (22 reviews)
“splash pad” (11 reviews)
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2070 Zoo Ln, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602-1996
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"tongue"
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"loved feeding the giraffes"
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"nice variety"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to several zoos and Abilene’s is the perfect size with so many wonderful animals. I have teenagers, who still enjoy the zoo, but we take younger cousins to the zoo when they come to visit. It isn’t too big that the 2,...More

1  Thank hagerbaker
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love our zoo! We have a new baby Giraffe and it is a girl! She has a special name. I cant pronounce it . But it fits her personality. If you have no been to the zoo in Abilene, TX you should go.

Thank Justin H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I come back they put improvments into the infastructure. The girrafe exhabite is fun and a little bet scary becuse you are so close to the animals. Good layout and lots to see in a small zoo. I have been to huge zoos...More

Thank Anwar S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo has undergone many changes and updates and is really a great place to take your children. An especially favorite area is the giraffe center where you can feed and view many beautiful adults and watch for the babies as there have been a...More

Thank hamptonnk
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Babies first time at the zoo. Can’t beat $2 Tuesday’s. Not a lot of animals active this time of year unfortunately.

Thank simpleesuzi
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Such a truly wonderful zoo for a city the size of Abilene! Don't miss it! The giraffe exhibit is excellent!

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We enjoyed strolling around this well planned zoo. The grounds were very pretty and there was quite a variety of animals. It was not crowded and offered several places for seniors to seat and rest.

Thank Pat S
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is worth a stop if passing through Abilene. The only zoo in west Texas! A highlight is the new Giraffe exhibit. My grandchildren always want to go when in town. Their favorites are the lions, monkeys, reptile house, tiger and now the new paddle...More

Thank DeLyndaG
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve been to this zoo many times as we live here in Abilene. They have made tons of improvements lately and are still making more. It was a cute little zoo before and just keeps getting better. The giraffe exhibit is awesome but the cost...More

Thank IrishAngel9981
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The giraffe exhibit they just finished is beautiful! The train rides for kids are perfect to keep them from having to walk. I love this zoo and the staff!

Thank kgollihar5
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Whiffawick
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Response from SmilingBig | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not for sure. You can contact them or check out their web site.
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Jessica W
18 August 2015|
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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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