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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 via mobile

A girls weekend. We decided to go to the Denver Zoo on the first Saturday night of oct., no kids with us. it was beautiful, clean, fun and alive. The personnel whether working with animals, serving food or giving directions all were educated on the...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I were visiting from Michigan and found this event on Facebook. We were not disappointed!! We were able to grab a beer and walk around and see the animals. They have a truly amazing elephant area and the lions were out in...More

Thank RandE772
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to a lot of different zoos and The Denver Zoo is pretty great! It is spread out and clean. The staff are well educated and seem to really care for the animals. I suggest visiting early and even in the winter. Less people...More

Thank JohnShepherd7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best zoos in the country. Make sure to see Boo at the zoo and zoo lights. Friday late afternoon no one is there and the zoo is cooler. My favorite time to go.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited many zoos all over the country and this has to be one of my favorites. The zoo exhibits are nicely maintained and the animals appear well taken care of. My favorite part is definitely there elephant exhibit. It was by far one of the...More

Thank Flip N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go too late in the afternoon on chillier days. Was there in October. The animals spend more time inside and/or they're asleep so there's less for guests on the outside to see. Most of the action, like scheduled shows, happens mid-day.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing how old this zoo is, I was not sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by this delightful zoo. Make no mistake, this zoo has some older areas that are in need of repair and upgrading. There are also newer parts that are...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is very good a great place to relax from the other attractions of Denver. Weather is generally good in Denver so enjoy this year round attraction anytime.

Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo was pretty large clean lots of animals a chilly morning they were in and out of there spaces was disappointed that you could only go see the giraffes at certain times and each time we went by it was of course the wrong...More

Thank paws0810
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the entire day walking around the Denver Zoo. Some of the animal enclosures were old school, some had been modernized, but all were clean and the animals were fun to see. The Indian elephant area is impressive, as they have multiple zones with...More

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Michael W
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Yes both push wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for rent or you can bring your own.
July 7, 2018|
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Hi! I believe that there is no covered wagon for rent at the Denver Zoo
Trenna J
June 12, 2018|
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Hi! Yes you can take pictures at some locations with no flash