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Caldwell Zoo

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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
+1 903-593-0121
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We always enjoy a leisurely stroll thru this beautiful zoo. Even on hot days it’s pleasant because... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Geyer4
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North Louisiana
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EdZOOcation Day

Nice visit. My young kids loved the petting zoo and feeding the giraffes. Their favorite exhibit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adamron2018
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Tyler, Texas
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  • Average5%
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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
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"small town"
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"under construction"
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"great variety of animals"
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"bird house"
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"animal enclosures"
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"animals seem"
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"black beans"
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"their natural habitat"
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"white tiger"
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"well taken care"
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"day trip"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy a leisurely stroll thru this beautiful zoo. Even on hot days it’s pleasant because there is plenty of shade. The animals also have shade so you can still view them in their habitat on hot days. Good variety of animals. The staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice visit. My young kids loved the petting zoo and feeding the giraffes. Their favorite exhibit were getting face to face with snakes and lizards.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been taking our kids here for years and it is one of the best zoos anywhere. Seriously, it is on par with Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston Zoos. Obviously it is a bit smaller but the variety of animals and the enclosures they're in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Caldwell Zoo on numerous occasions and I always enjoy the visit. Lots of interesting things to see in a friendly environment that gets you close to the animals. It's always been clean and a safe place to go. Lots of rest...More

1  Thank Stanley C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my grand daughter and her mom as part of a school outing. The park is well manicured with lots of shade but has a lot of hills. Because the zoo is smaller the walking is not too bad for older folks like...More

1  Thank DAVID W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Caldwell Zoo is pretty good. We purchased memberships because it was cheaper for us with our big family. They don’t let the Giraffes out if the ground is too soft so don’t go if it has been raining (or has recently rained). We have...More

1  Thank kassiep87
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and larger than expected. The habitats are very well maintained and spacious for the animals. Very low admission price.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going here since I was a child with my pawpaw. It used to be free but is now kind of expensive, so my husband and I get the membership to take our kids, which ends up being way cheaper if you go...More

Thank Kayla B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our grand kids enjoyed it, so did we. Beautiful white tiger. Lots of birds. Lots of shade & nice walkways. Nice gift shop.

Thank Lone E
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were so impressed with this zoo!! It was super clean. The whole time we were there zoo keepers were in cages cleaning, draining water, putting fresh water and food out. The animals looked great and happy. Each exhibit was wonderful. My 12 girls favorite...More

Thank ESPBennett
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Brenda Y
8 June 2018|
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Response from catw0man77 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to the cafe since they've remodeled and upgraded, but I know they used to have burgers and salads, chips, snacks, drinks, and those delicious frozen lemonades! Expect the usual high prices you pay at any kind... More
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Brenda Y
8 June 2018|
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Response from CDFontes | Reviewed this property |
There is a little café on the property. Limited selection of snacks and things like fries (possibly hamburgers and hot dogs).
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percykennedy
28 May 2018|
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Response from candjlindsey | Reviewed this property |
Not inside the zoo. Per their website: "Outside food is not allowed on zoo grounds. The zoo does offer family picnic spots in our main parking lot, adjacent to the zoo’s main entrance."
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