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Address: 2300 Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205
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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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One of the Best Zoos Ever!!

My experience at this zoo was perfect. The layout was easy to follow, and the habitat for all of the animals seemed well planned. This zoo was larger than I had expected, but had... read more

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My experience at this zoo was perfect. The layout was easy to follow, and the habitat for all of the animals seemed well planned. This zoo was larger than I had expected, but had plenty of places to sit/eat both in and out of the shade. At 60, I spent 4 leisurely hours nicely visiting all of the amazing animals.... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a huge zoo with everything from monkeys to spiders. There are plenty of activities such as a train ride,carousel and petting stations. It is a little expensive, but it is worth it. This will be an all day excursion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of different animals to see, nice layout. Much bigger than I thought it would be. Highly recommended!

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a well-laid out and informative zoo! The zookeepers really seemed to enjoy their jobs. We got to speak with the keeper who has raised the hippo from birth and tends to the rhino. It was amazing to see him just speak to them, and they would come to him and follow him. Commanding a 4,000 lb animal with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a balmy 5 degrees Celsius (41F) when we went for a trip to Denver Zoo. We had a great day despite the cold. Finally got to see a Grizzly bear and he came out to pose for photos. He even watched us to see if we were looking. The Gorillas had fun with the adults waiting until we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a little chilly the day we visited, and crowded since it was a free day, but we still had a very nice time. I'm not sure if it was the weather or time of day, but we were not able to see many of the animals. Will certainly go back for another visit in the spring.

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Carrollton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The day was overcast but the zoo was busy because it is a nice zoo. I visited with a friend, and we had a good time chatting and looking at the exhibits. The visitor areas are wide with lots of seating and various play spaces. Some exhibits are older but updates are currently underway..but even the historic exhibits are interesting.... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Denver Zoo is 80 acres in the City Park, with animal enclosures of varied interaction types, and well-crafted self-directed education stations. Plenty to keep three adults: a married couple and friend with a bright-eyed, energetic 2-year boy old properly interested, and entertained. The grounds are attractively designed, incorporating art into nature, and are well-maintained. Right now is an especially... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always enjoy the Denver Zoo. Seems they are constantly upgrading and changing things so you never tire of the same-ol-thing. At this point in time, they have a handful of new babies they are proud of and like to show off. Easy viewing of the animals. Not like other zoos where you have to stand far away behind a... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been sometime since I was at the Zoo. I always enjoy it but haven't had a recent experience here. The only thing as a negative I have to say is that Parking is precious.

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