Tyler, Texas is home to the Caldwell Zoo, an eighty-five acre area filled with habitats and exhibits of your favorite animals. Its address is 2203 Martin Luther King Boulevard Tyler, Texas 75702. It’s almost nine dollars for children ages 3 to 12, and thirteen dollars for adults. If you are a senior (age 55 and up) it is eleven dollars, and babies under the age of three get in free. Special discounts are available for groups of fifteen people or more. Parking is free. Outside food and drink are only allowed in designated picnic areas located just outside the park. Food can be purchased inside the zoo.
From March to Labor Day, zoo hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (exhibits close at 6:00 PM). After Labor Day, zoo hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (exhibits close at 4:30 PM. You can rent strollers and wagons for six dollars plus tax (a total of six dollars and fifty cents) and wheelchairs for six dollars and seventy-nine cents plus tax (a total of seven dollars and thirty-five cents). Photo ID’s are required for rentals.
85 Acre Zoo
Tyler, Texas’s Caldwell Zoo is divided into six sections, all fascinating and fun. There is the African Savanna, North America, South America, the African Aquarium, the North American Herpetarium, and the Wild Bird Walkabout. With this many sections, and over three thousand four hundred animal, it is no wonder the Caldwell Zoo takes us eighty-five acres!