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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
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Visited in April 2016. We found the zoo to be well kept and the staff friendly. Since we were there upon opening we got to see many of the animals being fed and the staff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2016
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Waco, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The best part was getting to feed the giraffe. Other than that, it is an average zoo with typical animals. I may be biased as I have been to the Serengeti and seen "exotic" animals in their natural habitats. All domestic zoos are average from now on.

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Visited in April 2016. We found the zoo to be well kept and the staff friendly. Since we were there upon opening we got to see many of the animals being fed and the staff engaging in conversation with their "charges." There were many school children attending that day and it was nice to see them learning in "real life"... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

The Cameron Park Zoo is a fun and very interesting park for kids and adults. The signage to describe the animals is good. Along the path way there are fun places for the kids to play while the adults can sit and rest. It is a big zoo and there are many animals to see.

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Thank Sue C
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We have been to a number of zoos around the country and we were very surprised at the quality and variety of both the facilities and the animals at the Cameron Park Zoo. Let's face it, Waco is not known for things to do outside of Central Texas at best. We drove up to Waco for a couple of nights... More 

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Thank blulou03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This zoo can be completed in 3 to 4 hours and has lot of animals, go early to avoid the heat and enjoy it with your friends, family and relatives.

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Thank Adeeti K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited many zoos in my life and I'm so proud to say this zoo is in my town. Our family and friends love to visit as much as possible. When I have out of town guest this is a must on the list of things to do while they visit. I love the trees and and all the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We took our one year old daughter on our trip to Waco and we all had a great time! We do not have a zoo close to where we live, so we were excited about going. Everything is very easy to see, the path is super easy to follow along and you will get to see everything in a couple... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

One of Waco's best attractions and a great small city zoo. Really good giraffe exhibit, along with various monkey/ape exhibits. Natural setting, nice place to stroll around.

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Thank CharlieinTexas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We were down visiting my son before he left for deployment and decided to take our grandson to the zoo. We really enjoyed it. The only rant I had was we rented a stroller and it was absolutely nasty. You could tell they never wash them. Great place to take the kids..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

we had a great time kids loved it. not too big that you were exhausted when you finished. the playground was a nice touch to give the kids a little break.

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