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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

#1 of 48 things to do in Fresno Features Animals
894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
+1 559-498-5910
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Best zoo in California, outside of the ones in San Diego

I have visited this zoo a lot so I have seen pretty much everything and I have to say this by far... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fresno, California
via mobile

Growing up in Fresno and visiting the zoo since childhood we were blown away when we first saw 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 yesterday via mobile

I have visited this zoo a lot so I have seen pretty much everything and I have to say this by far the best attraction in Fresno. While the zoo isn't the largest or most expansive it still is decent size and has some great...More

Thank darkfalcon500
Reviewed 2 days ago

Growing up in Fresno and visiting the zoo since childhood we were blown away when we first saw the new African Adventure Exhibit. It has raised the Zoo experience dramatically. Sea Lion Cove was a big leap but this is amazing and very artfully done....More

Thank ramataz
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small and, on first glance, ordinary zoo. Recently renovated, it's clean and very well-maintained, with the usual selection of animals you'd find elsewhere. You can work your way through in an hour, or perhaps two with youngsters. But two things made it...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First the entree fee, you can see and do so much worth several hours. To put it in perspective, I paid $120 entrance to Monterey Aquarium, for 2-3 hours, while the Fresno zoo has So many animals, attractions, shows, and lunch options for $11 per...More

Thank Robinelechat
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my grand daughter to the new African exhibit. She is 4 years old and told me she wants to become an animal doctor. Had a great time feeding the Giraffe and seeing all the new additions that have been made. Tried to get there...More

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small zoo, but they have some wonderful features. We love the African savanna, complete with giraffes to feed. It is a beautiful enclosure and the animals are roaming around. Also love the sea lions!

Thank TravellerStLouis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Fresno this summer? Plan on attending the Fresno Chaffee Zoo while your here. Suggested to visit in the morning because its cooler and there is more activity of the wildlife. There is a new attraction called the Savanna that is sure to impress. I've...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great price! Around $5 per child $10 per adult The tigers put on a show jumping. The bird show was great! Had to pay to feed the giraffes but it's worth it! Rhinos Strong rays Sea lions Monkeys Great price and good for 4-5 hours

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent half a day here and didn't see it all. This is a must for kids. Prices are reasonable and they have everything from lions to wolves and elephants, rhinos, Cobras, monkeys and everything in between. Wear comfortable shoes and go early if you...More

Thank MMBabb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo and everybody had a great time. Parking is $5 and entrance is fee is $10 for adults, $5.50 for over 62. I recommend visiting the first thing or, later in the afternoon to beat the...More

Thank bigbasin
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What food is available?
30 May 2017|
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Response from JarodAlan | Reviewed this property |
Hamburgers, sandwiches, fruit and yogurt parfaits, pizza, etc.
Vicki S
Cost for zoo
17 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?
11 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.