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Denver Zoo

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2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
+1 720-337-1400
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Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and discovery, and creates connections with people, animals and nature. And every day, we’re working to save animals and conserve wildlife here and around the world. Your visit and support aids in all these efforts- Thank you. Home to 4,100 animals, representing more than 600 species, Denver Zoo is committed to species conservation by bringing science education to life and providing extraordinary experiences that foster human and animal connections. It is the most visited cultural destination in Colorado, serving 2 million people per year. Located in Denver’s City Park, the Zoo is a nonprofit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which assures the highest standards of animal care. With the mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding, Denver Zoo dedicates more than $2 million annually to zoo-led programs aimed at protecting animals within their natural habitats around the world.
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“elephant exhibit” (131 reviews)
“polar bear” (63 reviews)
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2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
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"elephant exhibit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great zoo! We went to the museum next door and spent our morning there. We stayed all afternoon at the zoo and still did not see everything. We stayed til it closed. They have a monkey habitat that includes ropes over your...More

Thank 765rebecca
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have small children, rent or bring your own stroller as this zoo is large. We went after lunch and didn't see every exhibit. Flowers and park were well maintained but we were disappointed we didn't see some of the bigger animals like the...More

Thank Lorie F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In all my years of living in CO we had never home to the Denver Zoo! It was awesome! The exhibits are well laid out and easy to view, the programming is fantastic, and we couldn't get over the size of the reptile house! There...More

Thank Danielle M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

8 adults and 2 kids 5&6 had a wonderful day. No doubt there is a lot of walking as is expected at a zoo, but there were plenty of places to set down. They have refreshments throughout the park. Our most enjoyment came from the...More

1  Thank Dana W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My teens really enjoyed visiting the zoo. This is a large 80 acre zoo, so be prepared to walk. I’d recommend bringing water and sunscreen with you. The signage is very informative, and there’s a wide variety of animals to be seen.

2  Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Denver Zoo has been improving every year. New exhibits for better animal care and comfort, educational activities for all family members, better pathways, new restaurants and snack bars. The price is very competitive with other zoos the same size and there are a number...More

1  Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We are from Louisiana and the first thing we noticed is the awesome weather in this area. The temp got up to 90° the day we visited but it still felt awesome outside. (In my opinion...because I heard people complaining about the heat... I was...More

1  Thank Jay S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most things in Colorado, this place is fantastic. Most zoos are so massive you cant see everything in one day. Nope, this zoo is medium size, so if you come when it opens you have enough time to see everything before it closes. Should...More

1  Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re going to go to the Denver zoo you have to like animals. You will see zebras giraffes, rhinos, lions if you’re lucky, snakes and so much more if you’re there on time you could see a show where they fly a huge bird...More

Thank jjfavorite
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very warm on June 10th when we arrived. It's easy to find and grounds looked fine. They have a little bit of every animal. We had a great time and the zoo volunteers are awesome, as well as the staff. We will go...More

Thank maddmurf
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Trenna J
12 June 2018|
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Response from Tamara B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pictures are allowed at the zoo. There are a few attraction areas where no flash photography is allowed, but overall pictures can be taken. As for “fees” I am not sure what you mean, but for more information you can go... More
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know , yes
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Sue B
11 April 2018|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
we brought a cooler on a wagon. no problems.
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