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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

Had a blast at the zoo. There was a lot to see and do. The animals had lots of room to roam and play. The park was kept clean and the prices on food were fair (and not bad for zoo food.)

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Realt Nice zoo ang Nice staff!! I’m from Europe and I guess we are more strict on the size of cages. I felt that some cages were very small like the cage holding two grizzlys, it was smaller than a tennis court. Authorities would not...More

Thank Totte757
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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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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Response from jjfavorite | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can take pictures at some locations with no flash