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Denver Zoo

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Address: 2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
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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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Fun day with the family. Easy to find, good parking and the park is fairly spread out with a good variety. The baby giraffe is a must see.

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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Fun day with the family. Easy to find, good parking and the park is fairly spread out with a good variety. The baby giraffe is a must see.

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The Denver Zoo is fantastic! We were in Colorado for a camping trip and once we discovered the Denver zoo, we knew we had to go. We didn't struggle so much to find a parking spot out front, but coming early in the day is always recommended to snag that great spot. The animal exhibits are well kept and well... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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It was a nice zoo but at $17 per person you in left field. IT was nice to see the aquarium and you can really rack up some time in there but parents where are your kids. Was bumped numerous times by kids and watched them push their way to see the exhibits.

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Montgomery
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The animals were either sleeping or no where to be found. The set up didn't make much sense to me. I feel there could have been more exciting things for smaller children since animals are unpredictable and you don't know what their gonna do or when. Maybe we went on the wrong day lol

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Alaska
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This zoo has an incredible Elephant enclosure! We loved this place and it was a bargain! So much to see and do. We ran out of time and need to plan a longer day next time.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Getting there when they open. Park in the underground parking. It's free and keeps your car cool while you're sweating to the oldies amidst beautiful creatures. I've been to the San Diego Zoo & Denver is good-ish. The layout makes sense. Hippos arnt hanging out with polar bears. Some of the enclosures could use a some updates & maintenance. I... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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This was my first trip to the Denver Zoo and it exceeded my expectations!! There is an abundance of educational opportunities throughout the zoo. We were fortunate enough to visit at a time when SIX of the animals recently gave birth! Plan to spend several hours and wear comfortable shoes!

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Pasco, Washington
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for the whole family. Loved the new Tiger Exhibit. Prices are reasonable, especially if you purchase a season pass. A must see when visiting Denver!

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent 5 hours exploring the zoo. We arrived right when it opened and it was pretty quiet the first hour, at 10 many schools and daycares joined. Many animals were very active on the day of our visit. They were most active before 10 and after 1:30 when traffic was slower. We were amazed at all the new baby... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Denver zoo is a must see when visiting Denver, Their new elephant site is unique for viewing Elephants in an almost natural setting. The animals are beautiful! Crowds are heavy during the weekends but going mid week isn't too bad.

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