“enjoy the natural world”
Cameron Park Zoo is a 52-acre (21 ha) zoo located in the city of Waco, Texas, United States next to the Brazos river. It was originally established in 1955 as the Central Texas Zoological Park. The Cameron Park Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). The Cameron Park Zoo features species from North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe. Including a large reptile house, an African lion display, and Lemur Island, a large open lemur habitat. In 2005, a large new area was opened called the Brazos River Country, featuring a 50,000-US-gallon (190,000 l) saltwater reef aquarium, a large swampland habitat, and many other native Texas type habitats, featuring numerous species found within the state. The exhibit is so large, it nearly doubled the animal population, and overall size of the zoo.
Beautiful zoo! Great for younger kids. Not too huge but enough to keep the smiles rolling. Good variety of animals, all looking healthy and beautiful. Very nice reptile house!
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Cameron Park Zoo
- Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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