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El Paso Zoo

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4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905-4223
+1 915-212-0966
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Great place

Nice, laid back place. Lots of different animals. New attractions coming! Got some great pictures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mada H
via mobile
Wild Animals, Wild is Beautiful.

The El Paso zoo is a fun, friendly place to visit. It has large, clean enclosures with interactive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dana B
via mobile
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Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star train, the Hunt Family Desert Spring, and the Foster Tree House Playground. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the El Paso Zoo celebrates the value of animals and natural resources and creates opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905-4223
+1 915-212-0966
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, laid back place. Lots of different animals. New attractions coming! Got some great pictures! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mada H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The El Paso zoo is a fun, friendly place to visit. It has large, clean enclosures with interactive obstacles for the animals. The layout of the park is easy to navigate and facilities are placed at convient intetvals. There is a very well appointed food...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I went along on my husband's business trip to El Paso, and one day while he was working, I visited the El Paso Zoo. It was a great day for a visit. The weather was perfect and there were very few people at the zoo....More

Thank davlyn2014
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to take friends and family. The grounds are kept clean and the animals looked well taken care of. Yes,I would go back.

Thank Gayneita S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the zoo. You can arrange to have your birthday party there for young ones. It’s getting better year after year. Great for a Saturday afternoon with the lil ones.

Thank robertsI7109RD
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

great improvements have been done to our zoo, Its a great place to take a quiet walk be with nature for a few hours

Thank cs4545
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was a really nice zoo. We spent about two hours here, walking around to see all the exhibits. We also caught a show they did on all kinds of birds, and that was very cool. The cafe was busy, and had your typical zoo...More

Thank 173edyd
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great please to have a family outing. Specially in this time of the year it's not to Hot or to Cold.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

El Paso Zoo is a very complete and well distributed zoo. Animals are well taken care of and the accent around the facility create a nice atmosphere. Very well recommended to take your children on a weekend.

1  Thank alfonsop92
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Reviews had me worried, but I really liked the zoo. It took my husband and I 3 hours to see everything, and the animals seemed just fine. The aviaries were really cool, where the birds could fly freely around us. There was a good variety...More

Thank Erin B
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2016|
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Response from el paso z | Property representative |
Yes, please feel free to bring food and drinks - just please no glass containers. Alcohol is also not allowed.
22 July 2015|
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Response from el paso z | Property representative |
Hi there. Small family groups may bring snacks with them to the Zoo. Picnic tables are provided for public use.
11 April 2015|
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Response from swisslion43 | Reviewed this property |
Ages 2 & Under Free Ages 3 to 12 $7.50 Ages 13 to 59 $12.00 Active Duty Military & Spouse w/ID $9.00 Ages 60 & over $9.00 Zoological Socie...