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Amarillo Zoo

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700 Comanchero, Amarillo, TX 79107
+1 806-381-7911
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Nice Little Zoo

Amarillo Zoo is a small zoo with a nice collection of animals.The entry fee is very reasonable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bverbos
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Great Lil Zoo!

Definitely a great place to take the littles when you’re visiting Amarillo. It is a small zoo, but... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Suzuko C
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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.
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  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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700 Comanchero, Amarillo, TX 79107
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+1 806-381-7911
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amarillo Zoo is a small zoo with a nice collection of animals.The entry fee is very reasonable (adults $4) and parking is free. The zoo has the typical zoo animals, including tigers, lions, bears, foxes, bison and a nice collection of snakes. Being an older...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the nice review! We are glad you had a great time during your visit to the Zoo.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a great place to take the littles when you’re visiting Amarillo. It is a small zoo, but packed with native and exotic animals. The admission price is very cheap. Kids can get up close (but not too close) to lions, tigers, and bears (oh...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

First of all, I applaud a city of the size of Amarillo to have a zoo and to keep it. However, it’s a small zoo with just a few animals. When you think you’re “warming up” to walk around, it’s over. It’s somewhat hard to...More

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

It's a small zoo but the price was great, We saw most of the animals despite it being cold and windy. A nice quick thing to do in Amarillo.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This place was sad. The only thing that I had going for it was that it was cheap. There are only a handful of animals there to begin with. It seemed as if half of the animals were not even in a viewing area due...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hello Barry - Sorry your recent visit to the Zoo wasn't enjoyable. We work hard to ensure all our guests have a fun and memorable experience so we take it seriously when someone does not. We are a small zoo but feel for our size...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

While the Amarillo Zoo is smaller than many zoo's you may have visited in the larger cities, it is none-the-less a nice place for kids and parent to visit. I have been there 2-3 times with my granddaughters and they enjoy it every time.

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks Robert! Glad you and your granddaughters had a good time.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The zoo wasn't on my original list to do, but it was a Sunday and everything else in Amarillo was closed for the day. For a senior rate of just $3, it was an easy choice. The male lion gave a chorus of roars as...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Glad you had a nice visit. Our male lion is pretty vocal in the morning hours and is a big hit with visitors. Glad you got a chance to see our badger too!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

It has been a few years since we've been to the Amarillo Zoo. The animals are well cared for, and the areas added for educating youngsters of all ages is impressive.

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Amarillo Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks Jim! Our next project is improvements to our children's zoo area including a petting zoo.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was a great place to visit with the grandkids. I was impressed by it. It turned out much better than I expected.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The Amarillo Zoo is very small, but always a fun experience for our Grandchildren. Nice walking paths, play areas, and a good variety of animals. The staff are always friendly and keep the zoo clean and safe. Their holiday events are always our favorite.

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Mcgilvary
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.
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Trenton M
29 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | 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.
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ReginaHamm
16 April 2016|
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$4 for adults, children under 2 free and kids and seniors are $3 or $2
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