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Caldwell Zoo

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Good experience

I enjoyed my experience. The prices were kind of expensive, but I would still recommend. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tyler, Texas
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We enjoyed our visit

We have visited some of the best zoos in the US and the Caldwell Zoo, for a smaller city, is quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tyler, Texas
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2203 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702-2954
+1 903-593-0121
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my experience. The prices were kind of expensive, but I would still recommend. Great family experience.

Thank Kathyhuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited some of the best zoos in the US and the Caldwell Zoo, for a smaller city, is quite nice. Well maintained and clean and the animals are displayed in their natural environment. We encountered several keepers who were very wiling to answer...More

Thank JOHN D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river otter exhibit and the penguin exhibit are so much fun. The observation deck for the elephant and giraffe exhibit is great.

Thank JamieM2680
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Taking mother to the doctor decided to stop for a quick visit on our way home afterwards. Heard one of the giraffes had a baby so wanted to see.

Thank MichaelBanks
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I've gone to a lot of zoo's around the country and I was very pleasantly surprised at how beautiful this zoo is for being smaller in size. The animals all look like they are well cared for and have plenty of space. The grounds are...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My grandson really likes it here. He especially likes the giraffes. Great for kids. Easy to get around. Nice snack bar area. Not bad at all.

1  Thank Joel M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

They do a wonderful job here with habitats for the animals! It's nice to come from Dallas and Fort Worth to find a zoo that is smaller and more intimate. There are a surprising number of rare species here. The senior male docent in the...More

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Clean. Well maintained. Stroller and wheelchair friendly. Well worth the drive! This was the best bird feeding experience we’ve ever had! We will be back!

Thank cdrvi
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful zoo with a wide variety of animals and exhibits. One of our favorites is the bird aviary where you can feed the birds seeds on a popsicle sticks. Always a great photo op!!! The elephants, rhinos, and giraffes are always wonderful...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

A lot of rare animals and not as crowded as the large metro area zoos. Reasonable price and a very nice facility.

Thank Texasbrannigan
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Brenda Y
8 June 2018|
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Response from catw0man77 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to the cafe since they've remodeled and upgraded, but I know they used to have burgers and salads, chips, snacks, drinks, and those delicious frozen lemonades! Expect the usual high prices you pay at any kind... More
Brenda Y
8 June 2018|
Response from CDFontes | Reviewed this property |
There is a little café on the property. Limited selection of snacks and things like fries (possibly hamburgers and hot dogs).
27 May 2018|
Response from candjlindsey | Reviewed this property |
Not inside the zoo. Per their website: "Outside food is not allowed on zoo grounds. The zoo does offer family picnic spots in our main parking lot, adjacent to the zoo’s main entrance."