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Amarillo Zoo

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700 Comanchero, Amarillo, TX 79107
+1 806-381-7911
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Zoo with Animals

It is a very nice, well maintained zoo. It is not huge so a person can take their time to see all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amarillo, Texas
Fun little Zoo!

For a small do it was great. Worth the money! We went on a Friday afternoon and it was not busy at... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Robin M
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Founded in 1955 the Amarillo Zoo is a place to share the wonders of the animal world with kids of all ages. The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you'll do more than just look...you'll experience the animal world.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
700 Comanchero, Amarillo, TX 79107
+1 806-381-7911
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a very nice, well maintained zoo. It is not huge so a person can take their time to see all the animals. It is very well maintained and a nice experience.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

For a small do it was great. Worth the money! We went on a Friday afternoon and it was not busy at all.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was rather cool for a September afternoon so some of the animals weren't out. Still, it was a very enjoyable day.

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Haley W, Zoo Educator at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We're sorry you missed some of the animals- we know the weather in the Texas panhandle can be unpredictable!

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Reasonable priced and small but a great zoo and my wife is a zoo fanatic. We had never seen a badger and were very surprised at how beautiful it really was. Loved the lions and tigers. Had a good talk with the keepers at the...More

Thank shhparents
Haley W, Zoo Educator at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for letting us know about your visit! We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Love this zoo! It is our own small city zoo but where else can you really get up close to Lions, Tigers and Bears, no pun intended. It does need some more work but they are working their hard to get it that way.

Thank codys188
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a small zoo but it's not in a huge city either. This place is really well kept and clean. The people are really friendly and helpful. They sometimes have special events. It's easy walking and has a good variety of animals. Lions and...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We arrived early enough that it wasn't yet hot. VERY inexpensive entry fee ($10 total for the three of us). Staff was VERY friendly and helpful. There is a small concessions area, but it was too soon after breakfast for us to eat. Gift shop...More

Thank DougOdessa_Texas
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This zoo is very small, however it has some of the best animal habits I've seen. The tigers and lions are in cages that you can walk up to. It was so cool to see them so close. My daughter loved the reptile house, it...More

Thank APHP123
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I think this is a nice little zoo. My daughter and I enjoyed spending some time here. We walked around the zoo twice, it's that small. But, it's not overwhelming. If you are in town and need to kill some free time, this would be...More

Thank swansong79
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Zoo is perfect size, about 3 hrs to see everything . Admission is really reasonable. The Lions were my favorite as you are so close to them. The male lion was roaring and I got it on video. We loved seeing the Buffalo--don't have them...More

Thank mommyrice3
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24 July 2017|
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Response from bucky70 | Reviewed this property |
the zoo doesn't have either, but. should see both on the road way if you go out of town.
Trenton M
29 January 2017|
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Response from Haley W | Property representative |
Hi Trenton- The cost of admission id $4 for adults, $3 for seniors (age 62+) and $2 for children (age 3-12); children 2 and under are free.