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Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth

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Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 with just a handful of animals, making it the oldest zoo in Texas. Today the zoo has been ranked as the fifth best in the country by USA Travel Guide and is home to almost 7,000 animals. You can discover an array of exotic creatures, such as penguins, Asian elephants, chimpanzees, poison dart frogs, and parrots, as well as see an extensive collection of native Texan species. To view aquatic animals, visit the Great Barrier Reef exhibit. The zoo features a number of rides and activities, including a carousel, rock-climbing tower, and hurricane and tornado simulators. Plan your visit to Fort Worth Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Fort Worth vacation planner.
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  • This really is a great zoo! You get to see a lot of animals. The zoo is big enough that even when it is crowded there's plenty of room for everyone. The good choices are better than most zoos honestly...  more »
  • The Fort Worth Zoo is huge when it comes to land space or square footage. It has a wide variety of animals. I really wish this zoo had more room for the animals to move freely. It has a small petting ...  more »
  • This zoo is one of my all time favorites. Just be aware that on half price zoo day during spring break traffic and parking are HORRIBLE! The zoo itself is well laid out and prices very reasonable.  more »
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  • One of the top zoos in the country, the Fort Worth zoo has a great collection of animals and exhibits. My family enjoys the creatures, the ambiance, and the fun extras the zoo has to offer. We like the play barn and splash pad to cool off in. My biggest and only complaint is the layout. It is sometimes hard to maneuver to favorite animals with the elongated walking path, a circular path or spoke wheel design is a little easier. But they worked with what they have, and it's lots of fun!
  • We were at the zoo today for my grand daughters birthday party. What a great place to have a party. The girls came in with the animals and did a presentation. They both did such a great job!! You can tell they both really love those animals. Thank you thank u.
  • I love kangaroos and had never seen them up close but last year for my nieces birthday we went and all enjoyed it as a family. I love animals and I'm sure that I will go again one day. It's not as big or as great as the Dallas zoo but it is still family friendly and a great choice for any occasion or celebration.
  • I love coming to this zoo. I have been a member for a couple years now. I am very excited to see the new renovations. Food is always amazing. Prices aren't even that bad for a zoo. Keepers are always friendly and always willing to answer questions. I even git engaged here. LOVE THIS PLACE.
  • Took my 6 year old here for his birthday and had an amazing time! The animals all looked happy and healthy, and the park was clean front to back. Parking was easy and close, even though the human traffic seemed really busy. The souvenirs were reasonably priced, and we were able to find something for everyone in one shop. We will definitely be coming back.