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Cameron Park Zoo

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Address: 1701 N 4th St, Waco, TX 76707-2463
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Wonderful ZOO!!!

For a small town zoo, Cameron Park Zoo is WONDERFUL. It has many great exhibits and all are well-cared for. The park is clean and well-maintained. No parking fees. Basically... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

For a small town zoo, Cameron Park Zoo is WONDERFUL. It has many great exhibits and all are well-cared for. The park is clean and well-maintained. No parking fees. Basically, it is the perfect day at the zoo for a family....

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Flower Mound, Texas
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small, yet expanisive...from the aspect of what you get to see and experience for the $$$. LOVE it, we used to live in the Waco area and would go at least 4-6 times per year. We now live in N. Texas, north of Dallas, and still make the trip down a few times a year to go.

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Conroe, Texas
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Great little zoo!!! We visited on a Tuesday & it wasn't crowded at all!! We arrived when they opened at 9:00AM & was able to see everything by 12:30PM, just in time to have a picnic lunch outside of the zoo. The animals were active & close. The zoo was clean & very enjoyable. Lots of shade through out the... More 

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Waco
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to many zoos but it is hard to beat the Waco zoo! New, clean and with beautiful grounds! Wish I went more often

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Waco, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We love our Waco Zoo, It is beautiful and a fun experience for everyone. So clean and a great walk. Animals are so cared for

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Thank dixied113
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Great place to take kids, beautiful scenery, animal exhibits are well done, and it is affordable if you have family to attend.

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Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We got there right when the doors opened and hardly no people!! The Cameron park zoo has very nice grounds and each weekend is dedicated to a certain animal!!

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Round Rock, Texas
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Cameron Park Zoo is excellent. Not a huge zoo, but actually the perfect size for a nice zoo experience. Clean, nice environment, and calm. We enjoyed our visit and would recommend for families. Just a very nice time.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with our trip to the zoo. It was certainly HOT out but all the animals were active. The zoo itself was very clean and provided lots of shade. Half way thru the park, we came upon the cafe....were hoping to get a cold drink but the cafe was closed. Luckily there were some vending machines. The... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We took out 2 1/2 year old grandson on a Monday. There were very few people there that day. We rented their kid wagons and he loved being pushed around. The animal habitats were very appealing and allowed a close up view of most animals. It was a hot day so we appreciated the shady landscape and the air conditioned... More 

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