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Tickets & Hours

Start your planning here with a list of admission prices, ticket bundles, and open hours of the zoo.

Zoo Hours

  • Gates Open: 9 am
  • Gates Close: 4 pm
  • Park Closes: 5 pm

We are open 362 days a year and only closed on 

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day
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Zoo Map

Check out our zoo map and plan out every step!

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Meet Our Animals

American Alligator

Reptile

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Our Albert

Albert is one of the oldest living American Alligators in zoos across the country. His exact past is unknown and has spurred many West Texas tall tales of his origination to the Abilene Zoo.

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African Lion

Mammal

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Our African Lions

Meet the Pride of the Abilene Zoo. While lions may be at the top of the food chain, they are vulnerable.

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Capybara

Mammal

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Meet the animals of Africa

Learn more about magestic animals such as lions, zebra, rhinos, and more.

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Plan Your Visit

With more animals than anywhere else in West Texas, you're in for a WILD day at the Abilene Zoo

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Save The Animals

The Abilene Zoo is committed to ensuring that endangered species have a future in the wild.

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Join The Pride

Let your wild ones meet ours any day of the week when you become a member of the Abilene Zoo.

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