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Caldwell Zoo

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Address: 2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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+1 903-593-0121
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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My husband and I enjoyed our visit at the zoo. It took us around three hours to walk the zoo but this may have been because several areas of the zoo were under construction and we... read more

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Barbara U
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Indianapolis
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Indianapolis
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our visit at the zoo. It took us around three hours to walk the zoo but this may have been because several areas of the zoo were under construction and we had to retrace our steps a couple of times. Because of this construction, we did not get to see any giraffes or elephants and... More 

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Thank Barbara U
Lindale, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've always enjoyed our family gatherings at the zoo. The children are never bored and the adults love watching the children's reactions to the large variety of animals and birds. Simply a funday out in East Texas.

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Thank Danadaire
Tyler Texas
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the biggest, best zoo around, not in a major city. African section currently under remodel, but still visible. Divided into sections by country or region. Fantastic settings.

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1 Thank RickTylerTexas
Tyler, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hour walk around the zoo was the perfect circuit for my 3 and 4 year old kids and there was a playground at the end they loved.

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1 Thank Janine I
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here while I was pregnant and it was fun but not to much walking for me and we enjoyed it

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Thank Zuri M
Tyler, Texas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This zoo isn't huge, but it's well laid out for a family outing. We have been numerous times and my kids love the way the habitats are set up for maximum view ability. It's also generally very clean and the staff are very nice.

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1 Thank kmascasa
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Great zoo for the size and price. We loved feeding the birds and the reptile area. Plenty to see and do while at this zoo. The elephants are beautiful as always. It's always clean and a pretty good size. The animal exhibits are also a good size as well. We've been to this zoo many times and plan to go... More 

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2 Thank Danyalle S
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A great place to take the family and enjoy the day together! The animals are in a very natural environment and well taken care of, the aquarium is awesome and so are the Penguins!

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1 Thank Jennifer B
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152 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was shocked the first time I went to the Tyler's, Caldwell Zoo. There's lots to see and it's beautiful and clean. Don't miss the aviary center, you can actually feed the birds, this may only be during the summer and holidays, I'm not sure. There is an indoor reptile center and the kids really enjoy. There is a large... More 

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1 Thank TTchristian
bullard
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been going here since a small child , it is a great zoo , with an always expanding array of animals the man who opend the zoo loved children they were once free now they charge but it's worth it , hope you have a wonderful time !

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