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North Carolina Zoo

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4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
+1 800-488-0444
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Large Habitats! Well maintained.

This Zoo takes the entire day to get through. It is well maintained and I am thrilled to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rosa C
Cool place!

This zoo was great. Clean, plenty of parking and lots of little parks and play areas for kids... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lumic69
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bear” (88 reviews)
“natural habitat” (29 reviews)
“feeding times” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205-1425
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+1 800-488-0444
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"feeding times"
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"day trip"
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"walking shoes"
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"animal exhibits"
in 19 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
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"bison"
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"north carolina"
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"black beans"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This Zoo takes the entire day to get through. It is well maintained and I am thrilled to see the huge habitats for the larger animals. There are plenty of places to eat and play areas available for kids to expel some energy. It was...More

Thank Rosa C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This zoo was great. Clean, plenty of parking and lots of little parks and play areas for kids mixed in with great exhibits.

Thank lumic69
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a really nice zoo and so fun. We parked at the North America entrance and rode the tram to the Junction Plaza, as their website suggests. We toured the Africa region then ate lunch at Junction Plaza. Then toured North America and stopped at...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of walking, as there is lots to see,but there are trams that can take you to different parts. Saturdays are of course more crowded, and maneuvering around strollers blocking the path was the only frustrating thing. The Zoofari excursion was neat and worth the...More

Thank AuntNam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here at the zoo today while we were in the area visiting. We loved the zoo. It was clean and well-maintained with a wide variety of animals and attractions. We spent about five hours visiting the zoo and was able to see everything but...More

Thank Levi M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could gush about this zoo all day.It would take me a minimum of 30 paragraphs to put in words how much we enjoyed our visit. If you care enough to still be reading this review then just go!

Thank Joe G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a day where it rained sporadically. We had the best time ever with no lines to get in, only 4 people at the Bird show, no lines for food, the 4D movie, no crowds to battle to see the animals....absolutely had...More

Thank Just_a_normal_mom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, this is a nice zoo with room for improvement. First of all, we stood in line for over an hour just to get in. This limited our observation time in the zoo. We actually saw about 7 animals. Most of the animals appeared to...More

Thank Cdelta5
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a large zoo with animals from Africa and North America! You can walk the zoo or take free shuttles. You need about 3 hours in each section so plan on spending the day there. The animals there seem healthy and boy is...More

1  Thank Ellen D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a great place to unplug and enjoy the weather. There is a nice amount of bathrooms and benches. Food/drinks ($3.25 for a bottle of water) are expensive, but its easy to leave the park, have a picnic and return.

1  Thank Sahmneedsvacation
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Glorimar R
15 April 2018|
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Response from NCluvtrav | Reviewed this property |
First of all I do not know how to read Spanish, so I am answering as if I do: To complete the park??? That totally depends on how quickly you stand at each exhibit, decide to eat, have children, how quickly you walk, etc... More
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Jessica L
10 April 2018|
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Response from NCZoo | Property representative |
Jessica, yes, a cinch pack may be brought into the Zoo. Backpacks used as camera bags, diaper bags or pocketbooks can be brought into the Zoo. School students should not bring backpacks. The Zoo reserves the right to check... More
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lockleark0105
28 February 2018|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
If you want to avoid the crowds, go on the first day AFTER a major holiday. We went on the day after Labor Day last year and the place was practically deserted...540 people went thru the gates according to a staff member... More
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