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Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
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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  • I've been visiting this zoo since early childhood. It has come a long way. But it needs some different exhibits. This is an average place to bring kids. Maybe I have been here too many times. 
  • My family and friends go to the zoo several times a year just to unwind and have fun. The animal exhibits are beautiful. Our favorite exhibit is feeding and petting the stingrays. It is always very cl...  read more »
  • took grand kids for the day we had a great day there my grandkids thought it was good fun seeing all the things there 
  • Having grown up in Fresno and since moved away, I can honestly say this is one of the best zoos in California. Their dedication to making larger and more efficient habitats for the animals has created an experience you will never forget!! Sea Lion Cove is gorgeous, and The African Adventure exhibit is just amazing!!! So proud that the citizens of my hometown and the efforts of Measure Z only continue to make this zoo more amazing!!
  • I love this zoo. The exhibits here just get better and better. The African animal exhibit is wonderful. Be sure to go feed a giraffe! Which reminds me, the giraffe handlers were very snarky and rude to me and my family when we last visited. I didn't like our treatment from them. Everyone else was great. If you ever get a chance to go to a special event that allows you behind the scenes, absolutely go for it. I've been in their on site vet clinic and it's great to see the equipment they use.
  • Weather was perfect and the atmosphere was great! Fresno Chaffee Zoo is getting better and better.
  • This is an awesome zoo! I admit I haven't been to many others, but I love our zoo! The recent African Safari expansion is awesome and they are still working on getting more animals and filling in other areas! The restaurant is right next to an area where the rhino's and emus might come by and pay you a visit. Awesome experience!
  • Very very nice. I like how they've made more space for the animals. The African adventure is super neat. The new Sea lion cove is awesome as well. Becoming a member pays off too. My family loves it, and so do my niece and nephew. My son who's 7 months old loves looking around and this was a great place to take him to. Only bad thing is the ugly heat. You don't need much money, at least I didn't, my daughter only cares for ice cream and a drink.
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