Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero

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#20 of 39 in Parks in San Luis Obispo County
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  • They are working hard to update this little zoo's features...and it shows. Thank you and keep up the good work.  more »
  • Atascadero's Charles Paddock Zoo is simply amazing. This small, hometown, zoo is home to hundreds of wonderfully unique individuals. (Some human!) After watching this zoo "evolve" for more than 5 deca...  more »
  • For a small town zoo, its pretty average. Don't come expecting Seattle or San Diego! If you would like to come to the sweetest park, with a lake and a beautiful setting. Then have a picnick and take i...  more »
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  • We love visiting this zoo. It's great for little kids. I love it because the kids can run around and can't get too far away from me. We always get the annual pass so we can go for a quick lunch break.
  • A great, short stop if you are taking a road trip along the 101 and need a break from driving. They focus on quality over quantity with the main attractions being a Malaysian Tiger and Red Panda. If you are in a hurry you could possibly tour the whole zoo in 15-20 minutes.
  • There are barely any animals and the price is too expensive. You can see the whole zoo in 15 minutes. Every time I take the kids, I regret it. The tiny lion cage is depressing. I know they are adding some exhibits, so hopefully the zoo will get better. It's often so hot, so ice cream is a must, which of course is over priced.
  • Small zoo but really fun and the lady in the gift shop was so nice. Very interesting bird area!! They're adding a new red panda exhibit soon
  • Love This Place Cant Wait For the Red Panda Exhibit. The Tiger Was Awesome

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