Home to more than 1,700 animals of 300 species--including orangutans, Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons, African lions, and lemurs--Cameron Park Zoo lets you view exotic animals from all over the world. Tour themed areas, such as the Asian forest, lemur island, and the saltwater reef aquarium. Meet docile residents, and sit in on animal presentations. The zoo also provides behind-the-scenes tours that bring you to areas normally off limits to the public. Free parking is available nearby. Plan your visit to Cameron Park Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Waco trip maker tool.
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Our first visit to Cameron Park Zoo was Labor Day, 9.10.21. It is an excellent zoo. Just the right size to explore in 3 hours. It was hot, but there are a lot of trees and indoor exhibits. Great for..... more »
Lots of shade and indoor A/C areas, but you will still get hot during the summer, bring water and wear sunscreen. Don't miss the red barn building which has nocturnal animals... most people walked by.... more »
This zoo is very well maintained. The property is beautiful and the grounds are clean. It’s very shaded and the zoo isn’t too big but it isn’t too small. It’s just enough for a few hours of fun. The animals are well fed and have clean water and clean cages. There’s also two of every animal so no one get lonely. The exhibits are close enough to see but protected enough where no one will get hurt. The inside exhibits are air conditioned as well so you get a little break from the heat. All in all this is a very cute zoo and we will be back again!
For a city the size of Waco, this zoo exceeds expectations. The variety and size of exhibits is great. It takes about 2-2.5 hours for my kids and I to get through. They have a lovely playground with a splash pad. There's lots of shade as you walk through and also two air conditioned aquariums. We've gone throughout the year and there's always a great selection of animals out.
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