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  • Chloe F.
    "I love both the Dallas Zoo, and this zoo."(5 Tips)
    Lisa L.
    "Pretty, but they're screaming "please clean our habitat!"(3 Tips)
    "half-price admission on Wednesdays throughout the year!"(3 Tips)
    Alicia L.
    "blast seeing all the animals and the baby elephants"(2 Tips)
92 Tips and reviews
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  • baby elephant
  • variety of animals
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  • picnics
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  • Rachel H.
    Rachel HillAugust 8, 2013
    This Zoo is my favorite to go to eventually built it's own. The Ft. Worth zoo offers a variety of animals and plenty of shade. My favorite aspect is the "underground" aquarium view of the Penguins.
  • Marcus H.
    Marcus HilesAugust 8, 2016
    The Fort Worth Zoo is an excellent choice for a location to bring you friends and family. My family and I visited this park six months ago and our favorite exhibit was the tundra inspired ecosystem.
  • Kristina H.
    Kristina HughesFebruary 4, 2014
    One of my favorite zoos on the planet! Habitats are clean and feel very natural. Visited in the fall w/great weather for activity. Zoo is huge so get there early.
  • Wendi M.
    Wendi McClendonNovember 6, 2011
    Don't miss the "parrot" paradise- really parakeets and cockatiels- spend a little on seed sticks, but DoNot let your kids be the ones holding them right when you walk in. Birds flock to them crazily.
  • Ryan F.
    Ryan FesslerOctober 11, 2016
    Great zoo with a great price. The animals were actually active during this visit (Sunday afternoon). The orangutans were very friendly and played catch with us. Food was average, typical for a zoo.
  • Aaron K.
    Aaron KinnMarch 12, 2011
    Get there when the zoo opens and go directly to the amazing bird enclosure. Buy a food stick and birds will swarm you to eat. If you don't get here until noon the birds are full!
  • Sharon A.
    Sharon AllenMarch 18, 2016
    We had a great time. Try to get here as early as possible and bring a cooler with drinks & snacks
  • Alicia L.
    Alicia LynchOctober 15, 2013
    Oh how fun. Even in the rain we had a blast seeing all the animals and the baby elephants are so cute! And you don't realize how big it actually is until you get in there!
  • Tim H.
    Tim HaynesAugust 28, 2011
    I would suggest that the zoo catch the thousands of honey bees at the garbage can and put them on display in a honey comb!!! Or they could make the bees check their stingers at the gate. Just sayin'
  • Dawn G.
    Dawn GuerreroSeptember 9, 2014
    If you go in the spring, you will get to see almost every animal they have to offer. Summer & winter are not the times you want to visit
  • Jeff D.
    Jeff DixonMarch 14, 2011
    Great zoo. Big enough to use the train back, thank God! A big hit with my son! Wouldn't advise a winter trip, lots of the best animals are keeping warm out of site!
  • David W.
    David WallisAugust 9, 2014
    The best zoo around! Lots of places to sit. Good food, great souvenirs. And the animals look so happy.
  • Diana G.
    Diana G.June 30, 2012
    went on half price Wed, perfect for my family of 6. This zoo will definitely not disappoint! loved it & will go again:)
  • Moira B.
    Moira BrunkenMay 31, 2015
    Wonderful zoo with lots of shade and well taken care of animals.
  • Steph F.
    Steph FrancoJuly 26, 2013
    Bring your own water/drinks if you can, all the walking works up a thrust and can end up getting costly buying waters!
  • Kate R.
    Kate RottmanFebruary 28, 2013
    Half price on Wednesday. Cost to take the train and to do anything inside. The lizards are super awesome.
  • Jamie R.
    Jamie RodriguezJune 2, 2012
    Dont ride the train first thing. Only if on far end of zoo toyou go to entrance. Also squirrels are friendly, carry a couple peanuts.
  • Chaz B.
    Chaz BranchJuly 2, 2014
    Half price Wednesdays! If you buy online and cannot print the confirmation, just open it on a smartphone and zoom to the barcode. The park readers will scan it!
  • Keith M.
    Keith MilliganJuly 6, 2013
    Bring ya own cooler full of drinks and snacks. The food prices are robbery, like going to the movies. LOL
  • Red H.
    Red HoarDecember 30, 2011
    Can be very cheap. Bring picnic lunch, bring a wagon, bring water. Bring hats, sunscreen, and binoculars.
  • Valentin M.
    Absolutely love this zoo, hands down best zoo around. Bird cage walk in is awesome.
  • Young K.
    Young KweenFebruary 22
    Very clean for a zoo, staff us friendly and I love the variety of animals they have :)
  • Brian S.
    Brian ScottJanuary 12, 2013
    Awesome zoo but if you're going in the off-season pack a lunch because only like 2 food stands are open.
  • Deimos
    DeimosSeptember 20, 2015
    Great Biome recreations, clean facilities, superb staff. This zoo is world class!
  • Shawn B.
    Shawn BewleyJune 8, 2013
    Wednesdays are a must for the large family. Half Price you can't beat that!
  • Gomas B.
    Gomas BastonSeptember 1, 2013
    It was as HOT as Hades, but we still had a great time with the kiddos!!
  • Alex R.
    Alex RossMay 29, 2013
    Try going during the week, if you go here on weekend be prepared the place is a zoo.
  • Sky S.
    Sky SchogginsJune 6, 2016
    Everything is great. This is one of my favorite zoos in the world.
  • Tom U.
    Tom UrquhartJuly 1, 2010
    Membership has it's advantages in the summertime. The Zoo opens one hour early every Monday in June - just for members! Keepers will be available to chat and answer questions 9 to 10 a.m. Read more
  • Melanie
    MelanieMay 23, 2010
    One of my favorite places in the world. I worked here one summer in high school. try toplan your day around feeding times! check with the zoo rep on your way in!
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer SperaJanuary 12, 2010
    founded in 1909, this zoo is the oldest in texas. great natural habitats (instead of cages) it is a better zoo than the dallas zoo but way out there in cowtown Read more
  • Corbett E.
    Corbett EkonomouDecember 26, 2014
    Lovely view with a great layout and plenty to see!
  • Dennis C.
    Dennis ChesserApril 26, 2014
    Awesome place had lots of fun. Bring plenty of money 20oz soda is 3 bux.
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BrownMay 22, 2016
    I've been to the Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and El Paso and it is by far the best zoo.
  • Lance B.
    Lance BeechwoodSeptember 9, 2016
    Great fun! The zoo is big with lots too see.
  • Chloe F.
    Chloe FernandezMay 5, 2010
    This place is HUGE. Haven't been here in awhile. I love both the Dallas Zoo, and this zoo. Still, captivity makes me sad. Yes I have a love/hate relationship with zoos.
  • Leslie F.
    Leslie FranklinOctober 3, 2016
    Birds of Prey exhibit. Love the Sea Eagle!
  • Lisa L.
    Lisa Little AdamsAugust 11, 2013
    Pretty, but they're screaming "please clean our habitat! It really smells!"
  • Batya S.
    Batya SeguinAugust 23, 2016
    So much fun with the whole family. Still feel sorry for the animals being confined.
  • Corbett E.
    Corbett EkonomouDecember 26, 2014
    Lovely zoo with a great lay out and plenty to see!
  • Missleonard J.
    Missleonard JaniceApril 13, 2013
    It was wonderful! I am exhausted. This place is huge. Kids love it there
  • Andi P.
    Andi PringleMarch 13, 2011
    MOLA is fantastic. Well presented. Say "hello" to the parrots outside.
  • Donivan M.
    Donivan McKenzieAugust 29, 2010
    Bees hang out in and around just about every trash can in the zoo. Come prepared if you're allergic.
  • Red H.
    Red HoarDecember 30, 2011
    The MOLA is awsome. Be prepared for an hour of enjoyment by itself.
  • Association of Z.
    The Fort Worth Zoo just had a baby rhino on August 16, 2012! You can see her in the Zoo’s Asian Falls exhibit. Read more
  • Phillip H.
    Phillip HarrisMay 22, 2011
    This zoo is probably one of the most interactive zoos that I've been too!!
  • Gene G.
    Gene GollahonOctober 21, 2015
    Its fun maybe 1 time but if you seen 1 zoo you have seen them all
  • Alicia L.
    Alicia LottJuly 21, 2010
    Noon-3' are the least crowded hours to check this zoo out. The gorillas are guaranteed fun every time we visit. ;op
  • Tracy P.
    Tracy Penrod SalyersApril 28, 2012
    This zoo doesn't have adequate parking. People have to park on the street and you can't get out.
  • Veronica L.
    Veronica LernerNovember 3, 2013
    Best zoo I have been to :) had a really good time
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