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Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno

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See a wide assortment of animals, pet the stingrays, and enjoy animal shows and demonstrations when you visit Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Explore the rainforest exhibit to see birds overhead and wandering mammals. At Sea Lion Cove, you can view the sea lions through a 10.5 m (35 ft) underwater viewing window. Go to Stingray Bay to touch the stingrays as they swim by, or visit the giraffe feeding station, where on certain days of the week you can feed the giraffes by hand. The Winged Wonders show reveals the talents of a host of birds as they fly around you. Look for various other demonstrations throughout the park to learn more about the animals. Put Fresno Chaffee Zoo into our Fresno itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • August 14, 2017
    What a wonderful experience seeing innovative ways of caring for zoo animals. Have been visiting this zoo since the 1940's and am amazed at the changes.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Conveniently located right along Freeway 99 for easy access and is adjacent to a playland area that has rides for kids. The newest addition is the African savannah area where the animals roam freely o...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Great new additions to the zoo since Sea Lion Cove was finished. The African Adventure has a great open design where when you first look at it, the animals all look like they are together then you see...  more »
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  • June 6, 2017
    The zoo is an amazing place to visit. It is very well laid out with enough shade everywhere to keep you from being in the sun all the time. The exhibits are very well done. Zoo staff all very friendly and helpful. We loved our experience at the zoo. I would recommend anyone to visit the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, it's an amazing place
  • June 12, 2017
    We haven't been there in years and it all looked good. The new part of the zoo was great. Our Zoo is looking great!! We took my 86 year old mom and she enjoyed herself and the food was there good too. I highly recommend everyone to visit it.
  • June 17, 2017
    Come here once or twice a year with my daughter. The frogs and fairytale and Halloween events are great. We love the new savannah attraction and feeding the giraffes but the wait is usually horrible. The food in the food court is really good. Recommend the chicken salad sandwich
  • July 6, 2017
    Such a great zoo. I went when I was younger and just took my kids for the first time. The expansion is great and the new restaurant was amazing. Such a cool spot to eat and watch the animals.
  • July 9, 2017
    Nice zoo, has a variety of animals, reptiles, birds & different things to see. Has a couple areas to sit & eat at. Also has a nice rain Forest type garden with a man made water fall bridge to cross. Also has a gift shop most items are over priced & expensive. Overall was nice visiting the zoo.

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