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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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2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We explored the zoo with a big group of mixed age travelers. We loved all of the animals from llamas to elephants to the gorgeous okapi, but the baby geese and peacocks stole the show! Every where we turned there were baby geese of various...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice zoo. The grounds are beautiful and there is lots of shade, which is a welcome relief from the intense CO sun. Staff is super friendly and helpful. There were staff at many exhibits that would educate us on the specific animals showcased. The...More

Thank Kristimey2828
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tried not to compare to best zoo in country, San Diego, but it’s also not as good as Jacksonville Florida Zoo. TOO MANY CAGES and not enough natural settings. Last minute spruce up was underway for annual fundraiser event tomorrow, and they were putting in...More

Thank Robert F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took in the zoo to kill time between landing in Denver and going to a Rockies game. $20 per adult, very average, and needed upkeep on several exhibits. They're trying, but no comparison to my local zoo in Tulsa, one of the countries best.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We love the zoo! We purchased a membership so we can go anytime and even though we go often we never are tired of the experience. Our lil one loves the animals and as he gets older appreciates them more.

Thank Tanya L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice, clean zoo. parking is free and the have Dole Whips! It's a very large zoo, little ones may need a stroller or wagon.

Thank Trina S
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week 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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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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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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