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Dallas Zoo

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The largest zoological experience in Texas, the 106-acre Dallas Zoo offers fun, educational and entertaining experiences for the whole family. The Zoo's mission is to inspire a passion for nature and conserve wildlife, and guests can see a number of...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203-3013
+1 469-554-7500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A wonderful way to spend the morning. Clean zoo. Lots of educational opportunities. Easy trail to follow. Food was fair

Thank footprints01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the morning to kill before our flight home so decided to go to the Dallas Zoo. First problem was finding the entrance, plugged the address of the zoo into gps and it took us to the wrong side of the zoo. But once we...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nicely maintained zoo. We visited there on Halloween and i think it is the safest way to trick or treat. It has all the typical elements of the zoo and very fun and enjoyable for the kids. The giraffe and bird feeding...More

Thank haalio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd visited the zoo many times when our kids were younger but now that they are all grown up, we hadn't been back in many years. On a whim one Sunday morning we decided to ride our bikes there and boy were we blown away...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice place to visit specially with children. It has 2 section Wilde Africa and north zoo inside which can be visited within 4-5 hours.

Thank 979deepakc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of FUN, easy to access with public transportation and Kids love it! We had a blast walking around and it fairly easy to access.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to quite a few zoos and wildlife parks in the US and around the world, and this one doesn't really rate on any of the lists. Firstly, it's quite small, so it won't take you very long to get around it and see...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been to this place with my family, and it was one of the best day i had with them. There was lots to learn about the animal we generally don't see regularly . Prices could be bit lower

Thank wils0nc00k
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Overall this is a really nice zoo that’s well kept and has a lot of nice attractions. But be prepared to pay. Everything from admission to food to beverages is super high. The good thing that makes the prices worth it is the money helps...More

Thank fw2340
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I've been to zoo's all over Canada and the US, this is one of my favourites. Most of the exhibits are very well done and allow you to see animals in their more natural habitat, sometimes unfortunately you can't see an animal but I would...More

Thank Aly K
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Denise C
July 11, 2018|
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Response from SweetSue751 | Reviewed this property |
Tiffney J gave you good advice. The animals are more active in the early morning hours before it gets really hot.
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Rebeccah S | Reviewed this property |
Freeways, highways and 15-20 Miles
March 24, 2018|
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Response from rnh5510 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the exact distance, but I would guess around 7-8 miles. It's too far to walk.