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Hillcrest Park Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nice little zoo

This is a small zoo but pretty cool little place. Lots of potential for expansion and more... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Lubbock, Texas
Great family & friends Outings

In 2009 I met with friends and their small kids to spend time together at the Zoo. Skip forward to... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Sintra, Portugal
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Open Tuesday thru Sunday year round. Closed Mondays and all City of Clovis observed holidays. Admission gates are open from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Grounds are cleared by 5:00 pm. Extended hours in the summer. Admission rates: Adults are $4.00...more
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1208 N Norris St, Located in the heart of Hillcrest Park, Clovis, NM 88101-6374
+1 575-769-7873
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small Zoo and probably wouldn't be very entertaining for young adults/adults. Children under the age of 10 would enjoy it (the younger the better). When I take my children we make a little picnic trip out of it and also go...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ladycribb
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I don’t necessarily care for this zoo nor do I think that it is a nice zoo, but it is something to take kids to to keep them occupied. There are places where it is overgrown and I just feel so bad for the animals....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rham4917
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great afternoon adventure. It is much bigger than it seemed. Inexpensive to get in. The animals were close to see. Many animals. Overall great experience

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jeeterbelle
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The zoo is small, but it is nice that Clovis even has a zoo. The staff seems to take good care of the park and the animals seem to be taken care of. It takes us about an hour to walk around and see it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank OutWithTheAllens
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a small zoo but pretty cool little place. Lots of potential for expansion and more animals. I was disappointed to see the Eagle in such a small area though, felt like they have the space to give that eagle a bigger enclosure with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Riverbabe60
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

What a surprise! This zoo is bigger than it first appears. They have lots of African animals, a great reptile house, and lots of birds. The enclosures are mostly spacious and clean. They even have alligators! It's very inexpensive, my friend and I are seniors...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Iris G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had to kill some time so went to the zoo. It's actually bigger and better than I thought it would be for a place like Clovis. Most of the animals were actually visible unlike some zoos where they are sleeping in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank duaneoftheozarks
Reviewed 23 January 2018

A small zoo with some of the most amazing collection of animals! An enjoyable visit with children or without.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Carol O
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

April good place to go with ki.awsome the kids loved all the animals love the walk so many different animals

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sharonneal56
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

In 2009 I met with friends and their small kids to spend time together at the Zoo. Skip forward to 2017 and we all met up again. What a nice surprise to see a fresh new entrance, covered seating and new animals. It would have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Julie T
25 April 2017|
Response from beezergal | Property representative |
Most of the hotels in Clovis are located along Mabry Drive(highway 60/84). The Hampton Inn is technically the closest at 2 long blocks away, but all of the others are close also.
13 March 2015|
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Response from Clovis1428 | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 9:30 to 3:30 and closed on Monday. Everyone must be out of the park (zoo) by 5:00. There may some adjustment of hours for summer months. JT