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Address: 2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
Phone Number: +1 720-337-1400
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Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and...

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. Denver Zoo is home to 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA accreditation assures the highest standards of animal care. A leader in environmental action, Denver Zoo is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the environment in support of all species and is the first U.S. zoo to receive ISO 14001 certification for the entire facility and operations. This international certification ensures the zoo is attaining the highest environmental standards. Since 1996, Denver Zoo has participated in 594 conservation projects in 62 countries on all seven continents. In 2012 alone, Denver Zoo participated in 98 projects in 18 countries and more than $1 million in funds was spent by the zoo in support of animal conservation in the field.

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Perfect Family Time

Even in the summer heat we had a blast. The price for a full day of entertainment is perfect. The thing we like best about the zoo is that , in addition to there may different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milliken
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Milliken
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Even in the summer heat we had a blast. The price for a full day of entertainment is perfect. The thing we like best about the zoo is that , in addition to there may different food choices, we also have the option to bring our own food and drinks. This means we can make each visit as budget friendly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the Zoo. They had great animals and there was no charge for parking. The fee was small and when you come from Chicago this is a big thing. I was able to feed a Giraffe. Amazing!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo is a great outing for families or just to enjoy the animals. Easy flat terrain. They have a carousel and a newly done train. They have seasonal events that are a lot of fun. Zoo lights in Dec. The education talks are informative, plentiful during the regular season and the staff is always very friendly. They have many... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Denver Zoo is a nice facility with a wide variety of animals. It is clean and well kept Go early on the weekends, as it gets very crowded and parking can be hard to find

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Denver Zoo is definitely worth the money. The zoo is small enough that you can see the whole thing within a few hours, but big enough that you get to see a wide variety of animals. There are many feedings and shows throughout the day in the zoo, so make sure you check those out. Every one we went... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This zoo is a good zoo. It isn't spectacular for what you would expect from a big city BUT it is worth the trip. The zoo lights are fun for the kids. kinda of crowded but what do you expect. There is plenty of parking but add extra time for getting in and out.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my 2 sons went to go check out the Denver Zoo Lights this weekend (which was opening weekend) and had a blast! I highly recommend that you get there early because we spent over 20 minutes just trying to find parking (as a mom with 2 young kids I didn't want to park too far away, I know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an amazing zoo. Spend a good half day exploring fantastic exhibits. Very impressive variety of animals on display. Well worth the price of admission.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take the kids and grandkids . Something thing were closed due to the colder weather with it bring later in the season

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Berryville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 12 year old daughter was in her element while feeding the giraffes. We have previously paid big bucks at the San Diego zoo to feed the giraffes on a safari. That was an awesome experience, but our experience at the Denver zoo was a fraction of the cost and very enjoyable. I highly recommend buying multiple bundles of food... More 

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