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Dallas Zoo

650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway

Dallas, TX 75203-3013

(214) 670-6826 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.dallaszoo.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DallasZoo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DallasZoo

Welcome to the Largest Zoological Experience in Texas!

With 106 acres to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, the Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! Our goal is to make your visit an exciting adventure with opportunities to learn about interesting wildlife, engage in interactive fun, and support worldwide conservation and research to protect and preserve endangered species.

Dallas World Aquarium

1801 N.Griffin Street

Dallas, TX 75202

(214) 720-2224 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.dwazoo.com/

Experience nature’s adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium. The facility is home to a unique display of flora and fauna from five continents, 14 countries, three oceans, numerous seas and rivers.


Cameron Park Zoo

1701 N. 4th Street

Waco, TX 76707-2463

(254) 750-8400 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.cameronparkzoo.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cameronparkzoo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/camparkzoo

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/cpzoo

Cameron Park Zoo rests on 52 acres adjacent to the Brazos River in Waco, Texas.  Lush native vegetation surrounds splashing waterfalls, a picturesque lake and ponds.  And in the midst of all this beauty, visitors see that the wild ones not only survive in their natural habitat, they flourish. With natural habitats and close up encounters, the animal collection housed at Cameron Park Zoo includes more than 1,731 animals, representing 300 species.

Abilene Zoological Gardens

2070 Zoo Lane

Abilene, TX 79602-1996

(325) 676-6085 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.abilenezoo.org/

Discover the wonderful world of wildlife at the Abilene Zoo!  Home to over 600 animals from around the globe, a visit to the Abilene Zoo is filled with fun and excitement for the entire family.  Check out the King Cobra at the Creepy Crawler Center, come eye to eye with giraffes on the giraffe bridge, and stroll through the new Elm Creek Backyard, home to dozens of Texas species.

Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens, Inc.

1 Hope Boulevard

Galveston, TX 77554-8928

(800) 582-4673 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.moodygardens.com/

Looking for island fun? Work or play, this tropical destination is ideal for families and groups alike. At Moody Gardens®, you can experience life at the Rainforest Pyramid® – now open after $25 million in enhancements – featuring an assortment of exotic and endangered plants and animals from the rainforests of the world. Explore the Aquarium Pyramid® where you can meet a real penguin in our Penguin Encounter.

Caldwell Zoo

2203 Martin Luther Kind Blvd.

Tyler, TX 75702

(903) 593-0121 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.caldwellzoo.org/index.htm

On 85 beautiful acres in Tyler, Texas, Caldwell Zoo has more than 2,000 animals to amaze and educate your whole family. You’ll discover animals roaming over plains, swimming in ponds or climbing trees in multi-species environments carefully created to represent their natural North American, South American and East African habitats.


El Paso Zoo

4001 E. Paisano Drive

El Paso, TX 79905-4223

(915) 521-1850 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.elpasozoo.org/

El Paso Zoo serves as a regional center for family fun, education, and conservation efforts for wildlife and natural resources. Currently the Zoo is home to over 220 species of animals including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates from North and South America and Asia. The Zoo also has a carousel, as well as food and gift opportunities. New African exhibits featuring lions, zebras, and giraffes and other Africa animals opened in 2010.

Ellen Trout Zoo

402 Zoo Circle

Lufkin, TX 75904-1345

(936) 633-0399 – Local Phone

Website: http://cityoflufkin.com/zoo/

The Zoo houses close to 700 reptiles, birds and mammals from around the world.  Currently, the zoo is undergoing the largest expansion project since it opened in 1967.  Maasai Giraffe and White Rhinoceros exhibits opened in the summer of 1999.  A Nile Hippopotamus exhibit featuring under and above water viewing opened in 2002. The Ellen Trout Zoo family continues to grow. When you visit the zoo don’t miss the opportunity to meet the new “Joey” or baby Wallaby.

Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway

Fort Worth, TX 6110-6640

(817) 759-7500 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.fortworthzoo.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FortWorthZoo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/fortworthzoo

The mission of the Fort Worth Zoo is to strengthen the bond between humans and the environment by promoting responsible stewardship of wildlife and ensuring diverse, high-quality educational and entertaining family experiences through effective and efficient management of its resources. The Fort Worth Zoo currently houses 42 endangered species in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Species Survival Plan ©.


Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

2155 County Road 2008

Glen Rose, TX 76043

(254) 897-2960 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.fossilrim.org/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FossilRim

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/FossilRim

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/FossilRimWildlife

Escape the everyday and explore the rugged beauty of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Amidst the live oak thickets, limestone outcroppings and stands of juniper; nestled away in the rustic hills of Somervell County you will discover a sanctuary for endangered species. Our goal is promoting the preservation and procreation of threatened/endangered species, environmental awareness and a recreational and educational experience for people of all ages.


Gladys Porter Zoo

500 Ringgold Street

Brownsville, TX 78520-7998

(956) 546-7187 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.gpz.org/

The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.


Houston Aquarium, Inc.

410 Bagby Street

Houston, TX 77002

(713) 315-5000 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumhouston/default.asp

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AquariumHouston

Downtown Aquarium is the product of redeveloping two downtown Houston landmarks – Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. This magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland, home to over 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic & geographic exhibits, shopping and a variety of amusements, Downtown Aquarium has it all!

Houston Zoo, Inc.

1513 Cambridge Street

Houston, TX 77030-1603

(713) 533-6801 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.houstonzoo.org/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/houstonzoo

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/houstonzoo

The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world. Essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems and experiences, the Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts. We have over 6000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education!


San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquarium

3903 N. Saint Mary’s Street

San Antonio, TX 78212-3199

(210) 734-7184 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.sazoo-aq.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sazooaq

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/realwildzoo

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MySazoo
It is the mission of the San Antonio Zoological Society to foster appreciation and concern for all
living things. We are dedicated to providing:The highest standards of care for our animal and plant collections; A diverse educational and high quality recreational experience for all visitors; All the resources at our disposal for conservation of the Earth’s flora and fauna.

SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 SeaWorld Drive

San Antonio, TX 78251-3002

(210) 523-3000 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.seaworld.org/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SeaWorldSanAntonio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/seaworldtexas

SeaWorld San Antonio, the world’s largest marine life adventure park and family entertainment showplace, presents a splashy lineup of more than 26 sensational shows, thrilling rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages. It’s actually four parks in one on 250 acres: a show park, a rides and slides park, a water park and an amazing animals park

Texas State Aquarium

2710 N. Shoreline Boulevard

Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097

(361) 881-1200 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.texasstateaquarium.org/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Texas-State-Aquarium/83477018014?ref=ts

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TXStateAquarium

Every visit to the Texas State Aquarium is a new and exciting discovery! The Coastal Bend’s most popular visitor attraction invites you to travel an aquatic journey from the shore to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of animals representing over 250 species are displayed in entertaining and educational exhibits. The mission of the Texas State Aquarium is to connect people with nature and inspire conservation of the Gulf of Mexico.