Who doesn't love going to the ZOO! They rock and families and kids love them. I have always loved going to the ZOO. To see all of the awesome animals and critters on this beautiful planet is an awesome reason to hit up a ZOO! Not only are ZOO's fun, they are very educational and cleansing for the soul!

So, where is the nearest ZOO?

ABILENE ZOO  (2 hr 36 min (170 miles) via I-20 E

Located in: Grover Nelson Park
Address: 2070 Zoo Ln, Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: (325) 676-6085

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The Abilene Zoo is such a great ZOO. I've been there plenty of times and it's always kept up and clean. And, yes they have a great variety of animals. The GIRAFEE display is the best attraction here in my opinion. Yes, you can actually feed the giraffes up close.

AMARILLO ZOO (3 hr 50 min (253 miles) via I-27 N

The Amarillo Zoo is a fun surprise when you go! Been there twice and have always enjoyed walking this zoo. One of the highlights for me at this zoo is the Bear they have. Loved the layout of this zoo as well. Lots of trees around the zoo!

Address: 700 Comanchero Trail, Amarillo, TX 79107
Hours:
Open ⋅ Closes 5PM
Phone: (806) 381-7911

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El Paso Zoo (4 hr 12 min (294 miles) via I-20 W and I-10 W

Address: 4001 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905
Departments: El Paso Electric Kalahari Research Station
Phone: (915) 212-0966

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