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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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We enjoyed a brisk, cool, but refreshing walk through the Denver zoo last Sunday evening viewing a the variety of Christmas lights that were on display. The zoo had multiple different lights spread throughout the animal areas. There were outlined flamingos, monkeys hanging from trees,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting the Denver Zoo Lights is an annual tradition for our family. This year with the new timed tickets, it was easier to find parking and enjoy the zoo. It didn't seem as crowded. We were able to enjoy s'mores and hot chocolate over the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mkreep57
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Denver Zoo is excellent and well maintained. The staff is very helpful and caring. The animals look well cared for an happy in their habitats.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Petunia1252
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great experience on a beautiful Colorado day. Most of the visitors were mothers and strollers, so not too crowded. The zoo is a wonderful experience with the different animals, but was preparing for Halloween which made it more interesting. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wylee1951
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Zoo is located just east of downtown surrounded by a large park. The zoo has done a great job of keeping the animals first and still easy to enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phil O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent more time trying to find a parking space than we actually did walking the zoo. And a lot of cages were empty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LeftSwing7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to the zoo for years went back with my nieces and nephews and had renewed love and fun for seeing God’s creation in nature

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kayozzzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Denver Zoo on a weekend trip to Denver and had a really good time The monkey /ape exhibit is very good. You can feed the birds at one exhibit which was very fun. The highlight for us was feeding the giraffes....You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter O
Reviewed 1 week ago

My baby grandson was in the hospital and my daughter was staying at the Ronald McDonald house. With that pass, our family obtained passes to view the zoo at no charge. How awesome and sweet of them! Our 6 year old grandson loved seeing all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rita A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great zoo with all the favorites plus a little more. The Polar Bears and the Seals are great fun. Check out the abroarium and all the birds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Seana W
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Michael W
August 6, 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.
July 7, 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
June 12, 2018|
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Hi! Yes you can take pictures at some locations with no flash