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El Paso Zoo, El Paso

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
3.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Home to exotic animals from around the world, El Paso Zoo provides a place to learn about wild creatures. The zoo is split into three major sections: animals of the Americas, animals of Asia, and animals of Africa. Take the opportunity to visit the critically endangered species housed here, like the Amur leopard, Mexican wolves, and the Aruba rattlesnake. Kids will enjoy a ride on the African Star Train through the African exhibit to see animals like giraffes, zebras, and ostriches. To learn more, attend one of the zoo's animal training sessions or meet with zoo staff at one of the educational programs offered in several exhibits. Put El Paso Zoo into our El Paso trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in El Paso.
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  • It was okay most of the animals were sleeping though I was really eager to see the tigers and lions but sadly they were sleeping majority of the animals were hiding as well 
  • Love the variety snd layout of this zoo. The kids water feature was a blast snd we loved the exhibits. 
  • The best time to go the zoo its in the mornings especially during summer. you can cover the whole zoo in less than 3 hrs. My best part is the giraffes because you can see them very close and get a gre...  read more »
  • Steady improvements over the last decade have made this zoo a great place to visit. The staff are dedicated and great interpreters. A few spots need updated signage but that does not take away from the experience. Being able to take in a packed lunch keeps the cost of a visit low. I keep going back and finding new things to like here! Always a great visit.
  • I wish they had more shaded areas especially by the giraffe/lion exhibits. We always rush through that part of the zoo due to the heat. We buy the yearly membership so we like going just about every other weekend, even if it's for a quick walk thru. About $120 for a pass for 2 adults and upto 5 kids and an extra adult. Worth every penny!!
  • I have been visiting this zoo for 35 years. They have put forth a concerted effort to improve it over the years. It mau not be the largest zoo. It may not be the greatest. They are, however, very friendly and always trying to make it better. I enjoy it and my kids do as well.
  • I rated a three because, one the zoo has some boring fish it would be a lot better if they had salt water fish. Two most of the animals look like they are depressed the tiger doesn't do a lot the lepord dosnt do much eaither. Three the elephants are in different enclosers and one of the elephants repeatedly rocked back and forth which is indicateing the animale is going through depression or is in stress which makes me feel bad for them and it is a pretty sad thing to see. And one more thing is that there aren't any zookeepers around to make sure the animals are ok or help anybody with questions about the animals. If they could fix all these problems I would think it deserves 5 stars.
  • Lots of improvements happening . Employees are always there for Q&A . Train is a very short ride (5 min.) Kids play area is clean and monitored. The splash pad is very refreshing during the summer.
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