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Address: 2300 Steele Street, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205
Phone Number: 720.337.1400
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: 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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Free day was excellent!

The Denver Zoo had a free day back in January which we took advantage of. It wass a bit cold to be outside at a zoo but was still well worth it! Very nice, clean zoo with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

The Denver Zoo had a free day back in January which we took advantage of. It wass a bit cold to be outside at a zoo but was still well worth it! Very nice, clean zoo with a wonderful assortment of animals to view!

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Arvada, Colorado
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128 reviews 128 reviews
34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I love the zoo so much, I could go every day. I never tire of watching the animals. Yo can get up close to many of the animals compared to other zoos I've been to.

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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Great walking zoo for the entire family. Close to other muses so perfect for a multi park pass kind of day right in the vintage section Denver just blocks from the governors mansion and much more.

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New York, New York, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My family enjoys the zoo often. We have a season membership. The number of animals is amazing. I suggest arriving first thing in the morning as the animals are most active. Avoid weekends and holidays as it can be difficult to get parking and the zoo is very busy.

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Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The Denver Zoo brings a new level of entertainment and learning to the typical zoo visit. There are so many amazing animals, and the demonstrations with the animals are top notch. I highly recommend seeing the Hyena demonstration, as well as visiting the Elephants. Take your time going through the zoo-- there's so much to learn and see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The line getting in was long on a warm February day, but it was not crowded once you get in. We saw lots of animals and a talk on their elephants.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Truly one of the most impressive zoos we've been to. Clean, well-kept, large but contained, and all of the animals were out and visible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This zoo is really great. There's incredible diversity and the exhibits themselves are beautiful. There's also a surprisingly large aquarium and other marine animal exhibits to check out, too. Really fun and worth the cost.

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Denver, Colorado
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I love walking through the zoo. I'm a member & love to see all the animals, especially the babies. The new exhibit are great. The animals have so much more room. I hope they can continue to provide larger areas & activates for the captive animals.

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Bogota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

A last minute decision on a pleasant winter day to entertain a 9 & 14 yr olds. Great entry price and although the gibbon area was not accessible there was plenty to see. The indoor exhibits were really good. The layout is easy to follow and the kids enjoyed it and that is what counted. Would recommend a visit in... More 

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