Fort Worth Zoo

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  • Address: 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76109, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8177597555
  • Ticket Price: 12 USD
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Nature

Fort Worth Zoo - Review

The zoo was established in 1909 with a handful of animals, the number of which at present counts to more than 5000. It has been rated as one of the top zoos in the US. At present you have a lot to see over here-

  • Penguins- This area has a colony of African black- footed penguins and there is also an underwater viewing zone out here.
  • World of Primates- This was opened in 1992 and includes both indoor and outdoor exhibits. The atrium here is a tropical rainforest where you will see chimpanzees, colobus monkeys as well as a gorilla group. After this as you proceed there is a broad way with orangutans, gibbons, etc.
  • Asian Falls- This also opened in 1992 and has the elephant complex and also the boardwalk here provides a perfect view of the rhinos of the zoo. You will also be able to get a lovely view of the white and Malayan tigers and hyenas from here.
  • Cheetahs- This place was added in 1994 and has an enclosure of cheetahs along with that of warthogs and bongos.
  • Flamingo Bay- This place is home to a number of flamingoes from all around the world. It is a sight to behold when they fly in patterns.
  • Great Barrier Reef- Inspired from Australia, this place features a replica of the Great Barrier Reef and was home to Wallabies and red kangaroos. At present, it also features clownfish, black tip sharks, angel reef, brain corals, moray eels, sea apples, etc.
  • African Savannah- Keeping the authenticity, this is home to rhinos, giraffes and ostriches.
  • Parrot Paradise- This is a free flight aviary featuring parakeets and cockatiels.
  • Texas Wild!- This place was an addition of 2001 and features native animals that make Texas proud. These include swift foxes, ferrets, burrowing owls, etc.
  • Museum of Living Art- This is a beautiful and newly renovated herpetarium with many rare species of animals such as a Burmese python, Fly River Turtles, golden lion tamarins, Chinese Giant Salamander, dragons, etc.
  • The zoo also has an unusual Texas size sculpture as well.

Fort Worth Zoo Information

  • There is a dining place as well as a gift shop inside the zoo.
  • Do not throw food at the animals here.
  • Wear comfortable shoes in here.

Fort Worth Zoo Ticket Prices

  • $9 (3-12 years); $9 (65+); Free (toddlers 2 years and under).
  • $5 for each vehicle parking.
  • Half prices on Wednesday.

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  • Fort Worth Zoo Address: 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76109, United States
  • Fort Worth Zoo Contact Number: +1-8177597555
  • Fort Worth Zoo Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Fort Worth Zoo Price: 12 USD
  • Best time to visit Fort Worth Zoo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fort Worth Zoo: 05:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Fort Worth Zoo

  • 95% of people who visit Fort Worth include Fort Worth Zoo in their plan

  • 75.45% of people start their Fort Worth Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Fort Worth Zoo

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

80.7% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Worth Zoo

People normally club together Texas Christian University and Fort Worth Water Gardens while planning their visit to Fort Worth Zoo.

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Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth Reviews

  • The new African area is amazing!!! They have a stand where you can purchase lettuce bunches too feed the giraffes, who will eat the lettuce right out of your hand. The semi-interactive nature of the park is over if the reasons I come back. Being able to walk under the raptor cages during feeding time really helps understand the nature of the birds. Shortly after is a wonderful walk through a feeding area for parakeets, who will eat millet seeds from sticks you're holding. I've loved this zoo since I was a child. The animals look will cared for, the grounds are clean, and they have some absolutely amazing exhibits. This place makes for a great day trip

  • Loved the layout of the park. It was a very hot day. Water vending machines throughout the park. Misters were placed all over the park. Animals seemed to have adequate shade. Lots of trees. Only thing I wasn't happy with was that many food vendors were closed. Loved the park though.

  • I love the Fort Worth Zoo! Is really such an enjoyable experience. There is so much variety in all the enclosures. The zoo has just been getting better and better over the years. And it's so family friendly. It's not just an experience of walking through the zoo and seeing animals, everything had intentionality to it and even the littlest kids can get super excited about most of the experiences. I can't wait to see what else they do with the rest of the updates that are going on! My new favorite part is getting to be so up and close with the giraffes and seeing them running free with so many other animals. I also really like how they designed the new Africa area. It looks and feels just like I was walking through a little village today.

  • Our family loved this zoo!! We had a great time n really enjoyed getting up close to the animals in many of the exhibits! We have visited many zoos all over the US n have seen more animal than I can count but was very pleased to be able to see several animals at the Ft worth zoo that our family have never seen at other zoos. The Ft Worth zoo is an easy zoo to navigate through and is well established with many different plants n trees making it a relaxing, cool, and shady place to be even on the hottest of days. My family enjoyed our visit and will return many times!!

  • Always an amazing experience! Our family ended up spending over six hours there and we still could do more! The entire zoo is so we'll thought out and every exhibit is carefully planned to make the most of every space while giving the animals exactly what they need. The new African exhibit is amazing- you can feed the giraffes. The MOLA is truly a treat. Even the Crocodile Cafe is planned so you can eat while viewing the animals.

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