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Denver Zoo

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

Went with son and kids to see the lights on New Years Eve and man was it coldddd. Worst part of the night was waiting in line for zoo to open which it didn’t open at advertised time. We had pre-purchased the tickets which I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soonerpirate
Reviewed 3 days ago

I never knew that big, stinky animals were so cool and capable of entertaining my kids for several hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mobile824558
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife loves to go to the zoo. We have been to many zoos around this great county of ours. I realize we visited the zoo in early January. I know a lot of people don’t go to the zoo this time of year. However...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank searchp
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think the center peace of the zoo is elephants. It’s a nice size with a great amount of an Animals to see in good settings for the most part. Marking and directions are the main down side.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank schuflies
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the biggest or best zoo in the states, but it is awfully nice. It's arranged almost in a circle, so easy to navigate and get around. The amenities are really great so it's fun for kids and adults. We love the great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss the zoo lights next year - it was a fun evening strolling through the zoo and seeing the gorgeous lights! There was warming stations, hot chocolate, friendly people and lots of fun for the young children.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Phyllis U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the warmest day of our visit for this adventure high was 53 degrees. I was impressed that we were able to see every animal they had. Overall the zoo way a great way to spend 3 or so hours in Denver.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JCBMoving
Reviewed 1 week ago

we explored the zoo in July and enjoyed the wide variety of exhibits, especially the giraffes and komodo dragon!. The park is beautiful and we enjoyed a brew while we walked around and took pics of the residents. Lovely place to get some fresh air...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 216beths
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent zoo. Always clean, and the animals seem well cared for. They have a great gift shop. But it is still a zoo and is still sad. Some of the animals seem like they should have bigger ateas and seem a little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jenshooey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the zoo during the holiday light display and the lights were spectacular. Our family all enjoyed the visit and the lights.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michael W
6 August 2018|
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Response from 541miaj | Reviewed this property |
Yes both push wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for rent or you can bring your own.
7 July 2018|
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Response from jjfavorite | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I believe that there is no covered wagon for rent at the Denver Zoo
Trenna J
12 June 2018|
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Response from 868thomasc | Reviewed this property |
I know nothing of fees. We took lots of our own pictures/videos with no issues.