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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 today

Being used to my local zoo in St. Louis, I was disappointed. But it is a very nice zoo with a very straightforward setup. Definitely a great family-friendly activity when visiting Denver, but I wouldn't prioritize this zoo over the other, wonderful options Denver has...More

Thank Odyssey792338
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit. There is a lot to see, along with some shows. If it looks like the parking lot is filling up - don’t circle around, go to the basement of the parking garage. Bring your sun hat, snacks and water...More

Thank Kari J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of animals, larger zoo Very clean & family friendly Easy to get too & not too crowed Could spend 1-2 full days here

Thank J S
Reviewed 4 days ago

You might be surprised to hear that the Denver Zoo is a great way to spend an afternoon, whether it is winter or summer, whether you are 2 or 92. The zoo is a very walkable, clean and pleasant place, with a strong emphasis on...More

Thank Debra F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The zoo was very nice especially the rainforest snakes, fish and animals. I wish they would have had more animals on display so if you have your heart set on seeing a certain one you might call ahead

Thank Stephanie I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful warm day during winter time!! This zoo is amazing!! We get very close to the animals, very clean and nice to walk around! Free parking!!!

Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After many years of avoiding zoos, I finally started going back again with my young children so they could see them amazing creatures of the earth. I still struggle with the idea of taking animals from the natural habitats and putting them in small enclosures,...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Older Zoo that is very well maintained. So close to the animals you could practically touch them. Most bird exhibits at zoos are mediocre but this one is a must see. Free parking which is great, I suggest getting there early. Another benefit to getting...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful Zoo many beautiful animals to see loved the bears lions and elephants really great Zoo. Nicely arranged and well kept

Thank 605janisj
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not Brookfield Zoo but this is not Chicago. For a city the size of Denver they have a wide variety of animals. It’s a place you can go & interact with the animals & the kids will love lt. plan to spend a...More

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Michael W
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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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Hi! I believe that there is no covered wagon for rent at the Denver Zoo
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12 June 2018|
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Hi! Yes you can take pictures at some locations with no flash