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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Nice zoo

Pleasantly surprised. My fiance is from Fresno my first visit. She was amazed at improvements... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CKQualls
via mobile
Really upgraded

We went for our grandson's birthday in January 2019. The birthday area was in the Jungle area and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dennisp45
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Fresno, California
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894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728-2807
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. My fiance is from Fresno my first visit. She was amazed at improvements. Large African exhibit. Zoo has wolves, first zoo I've seen that does. Zoo staff friendly and informative. Small zoo done very well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CKQualls
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for our grandson's birthday in January 2019. The birthday area was in the Jungle area and was fenced in and had lots of room for the children to play safely. After the party, all enjoyed the zoo and it was a fun way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank dennisp45
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresno Zoo has changed for the better since I was a kid. The larger animals have larger space to roam. Zoo was clean and seemed to be kept up. I was there last for the zoofari with free ice cream stations throughout. Got to love...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 519manyas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have our annual pass to go here.... we go at least 4 times a year - It's a great place to spend the day at, there is so much to see... the Safari restaurant is so relaxing

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KellyluvzNanu
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I have visited this zoo at least a dozen times. Every visit was an adventure. As she grew from toddler to teenager, she found new meaning in each visit to the zoo. The most recent visit was no exception.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank FulminatingPanda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been a while since my last visit to the zoo. While fun, it's not exactly something I would get excited about. I was completely amazed by the huge improvements they've made there. The Africa exhibit is spectacular and getting a chance to feed the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anoopster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge zoo, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. Very affordable, worth a couple hours of your time to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my granddaughter to the zoo while she was here visiting for Christmas. The place was pretty dead, most animals gone for the winter and it was cold. Probably not a great time of the year to visit. The zoo is in the hood so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank originaldogman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent a great day at the Fresno Chafee Zoo. It was a beautiful day and the animals were out enjoying the weather. The African exhibit is great and it was very easy to see all the animals. We also participated in behind the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeffinr
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I love the Fresno Chaffee Zoo!! We could spend the day there and not see everything as it's so large and there's so many things. It is worth every penny to go to this zoo

Date of experience: December 2018
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stingray2042
27 July 2018|
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Response from rrachet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring food and drink. I don’t think you can bring an ice chest, or alcohol, but we have brought sack lunches many times.
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stingray2042
27 July 2018|
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Response from Boj431 | Reviewed this property |
Technically no. However, a few snacks and some water in your backpack are usually allowed. If you bring a full meal there’s not a good place to sit and eat it.
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Dan S
7 July 2018|
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Response from mapawa | Reviewed this property |
yes they rent out strollers.
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