Applegate Park Zoo, Merced

#7 of 9 in Things to do in Merced
The society operates a volunteer-run gift shop and continues to work hand in hand with the Parks and Community Services Department to fund the daily zoo operations, and to renovate, expand, and improve the animal exhibits and other zoo facilities.
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  • This is beautifully well kept zoo by the local Kiwanis Club of Merced. The member do their best to keep the zoo up to code and at low prices for the children. My daughter up to age 9 was a big...  more »
  • I grew up in Merced. My first trip back in many years. The Applegate Park Zoo (and Park) is just as I remembered as a youth. Cute, well-manicured, a piece of Americana.  more »
  • Love this place... But i feel the animals need more room. They seemed very sad especially the Raccoons.. Mountain lion.. Bears.. Foxes.. Just to name a few
  • We recently attended with our local Cub Scout Den and the kids had a great time. Their favorite was feeding the goats at the end. Although it's a bit small for a zoo, it's convenient and the price is very affordable. A cup of "food" for the goats was $0.50... can't get a cup of coffee for that these days!

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