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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
+1 720-337-1400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Denver Zoo is a great place to visit especially with kids. The enclosures are spacious for the animals, they appear to be well fed and cared for. The signage is very informative concerning habitat and feeding practices of each species. Watching the huge hippo...More

Thank rusern48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall it was a good zoo, but I had bad luck as it had snowed in the morning. Most of the animals stayed inside. Quite a few exhibits there wasn’t even any footprints. And part of the zoo wasn’t even open due to ice. My...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Denver zoo is really awesome. Went with friends and family. The reptile exhibit was quite interesting as was the gorillas. Perfect place for both kids and teens as well.

Thank raw2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to zoo's all over the country. The Denver zoo was not huge but a nice size. The animals were in their more natural environments. The animals were all cared for and activity. I would visit again in the future....More

Thank thebaug
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad for a zoo there’s plenty of extra activities like rides and cafes to keep everyone occupied. You can buy alcohol which is a revolution in the zoological world hyenas are more funny with a pint or two. The animals look very healthy and...More

Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the animals were in their winter habitat so did not get to view them in a more natural surrounding. Still recommend this zoo. The elephants are amazing as were the lions. We stopped and read every sign at every exhibit and learned so...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre facility located at 2300 North Steele Street in City Park of Denver, Colorado. It is the most popular paid attraction in the Denver metropolitan area. It started in 1896 with a donation of an orphaned American black bear. With...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this zoo... It seems well kept, apart from the few aggressive geese that wander around and attacked a few people... Food is ridiculously expensive though, and not very good quality... I feel the cages and environments of the animals to...More

Thank Jennefer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an incredible zoo with really good animals & an easy walkability & layout. We attended on a day when were in town & stumbled upon Boo Fest at the zoo much to the delight of our daughter! If you live locally, get a membership....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a picture perfect Saturday afternoon here. As luck would have it, we were able to partake in the Teddy Bear Clinic sponsored by the Colorado Children's Hospital - we hot every informative station and my daughter learned about how the body worked (and...More

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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 jjfavorite | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can take pictures at some locations with no flash