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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. Plan your visit to Fresno Chaffee Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Fresno online trip maker .
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  • The FCZ to a great way to kill some time and see some cool animals! Their African exhibit is AWESOME! That being said, we went a little later in the day and paid the price for it in not being able to ...  more »
  • I gave it a 5 without comparing it to larger zoos in larger cities. The kids loved it. Roo Walk was closed down but it did not take away from the good time. We will go back when we return to Fresno to...  more »
  • GREAT ZOO. They take care of the animals, have a very wide variety to view AND feed. I would highly recommend this to anyone.  more »
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  • I took my son on a day trip to Fresno yesterday to the Zoo, mall, dinner and movie...Wow they have done so much with this zoo, we loved it super relaxed not crowded beautiful animals and the absolute stars are their zookeepers!! So personal they talk to you and answer any and all questions you have and are the sweetest people. One also told me they have special areas for kids and adults with special needs and like my son he is autistic with many sensory issues...i am definitely going to try a trip with him next time. anyway for the kids to calm down after a meltdown or whatever may be bothering them. What a plus in my book!! The cafe they have there we ate at is right on the African Adventure very yummy food above what i would expect. You also can sit right there outside and watch the elephants, rhinos, giraffe etc. while you eat such fun!! The animals are superbly taken care of as well...We truly enjoyed our time there and will most definitely be returning and recommending to friends and family.
  • I've been to a lot of zoos and I'm glad this is my local one now. It's not a huge park,but there is good number of animals to see and they all appear to have a good amount of space. This is probably one of the best priced options for entertainment in Fresno.
  • Great place to walk aerpijd and enjoy the different exhibits. The price is reasonable and the sights are many. Highly recommend good walking shoes. Great number of chairs and benches to take a seat. Lots if things to do for the little ones. Recommend clearing your calendar for the day and getting an early start to avoid the parking issues. Easy to find off the freeway and the staff are phenomenal. Truly professional knowledgeable and courteous. Thank you Fresno Zoo!
  • This zoo was great! Loved the exhibits, the food was really good and we loved eating while watching rhinos and elephants! My three year old had so much fun, and everything was very easy for him to see. Would definitely recommend this zoo to anyone!
  • Amazing zoo. Ever since Scott took over, it’s skyrocketing into an awesome zoo, simply put. I love going here. The membership is SO worth it! Kudos

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