The St. Louis Zoo is the best zoo in the midwest rated by several sources and it is free other then like the sea lion show. Wear comfortable shoes.
This zoo is excellent and has a huge variety of animals in fairly natural settings. It is free, and if you arrive early enough, you can park in free areas along the street. You pay a ticket price to ride the train, but that's worth it because you can use it to travel to each area of the zoo.
what else do you need to say except it is a world class zoo - and it is free! Parking in the zoo lot is expensive, but there are plenty of free places on the streets in Forest Park. But please - consider a voluntary contribution so it can stay free!
The St. Louis Zoo has a wide variety of animals to see....many in very natural settings. My favorite, the penguin house, is closed, seemingly indefinitely, while a polar bear display is constructed. It's a nice walk (or train ride) but signage is sometimes lacking. One indoor display had no signage at all and we stumbled upon the door to the... More
The entrace fee to the zoo in St. Louis is FREE ! While you do have to pay for the train and the childrens zoo, it is well worth the price. They are in the process of improving a lot of the animal enclosures, which are small and just not natural habitats. The bear exhibits are in dire need of... More
Like I've said in other zoo reviews of mine. Akron Zoo is the zoo to visit in Ohio. But I still love zoos so I liked the St. Louis Zoo for many reasons. One thing I did not like though was the poor exhibits. Most of them didn't resemble a wild animals habitat, a lot of them needed more foliage.... More
The St. Louis zoo is exceptional in all aspects. They are adding new exhibits every year so it never ever is the same, each visit brings new adventures!
A great way to spend a day. The Sea Lion show is splendid. The River's Edge walk is a delight. The food in the Giraffe Cafe is very good. Plan to spend the entire day, it's well worth it.
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