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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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We loved the Zoo. My daughter still talks about it 2 years later!

It was beautiful, clean and just a wonderful zoo to visit! My daughter loved the elephants, there where staff standing around giving facts!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was beautiful, clean and just a wonderful zoo to visit! My daughter loved the elephants, there where staff standing around giving facts!

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to the Zoo Lights and had an overall good time. I do wish that the animals themselves were a little more prominent, though. Unique lights and the 3D effects were visually pleasing. My favorite lights were the three elephants. Oh, we did see a young elephant and a hippopotamus during our visit.

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Denver, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I was a volunteer at the zoo for three and a half years and this is truly a special place from the wonderful staff to the top notch facilities. Well worth a visit while you are in Denver! :)

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did enjoy the Denver Zoo... our yearly vacation with out grandson He enjoyed the elephants and the zoo is has lovely grounds

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

WE LOVE the Denver Zoo! Every time they add something is just gets better. The aquarium here is better than the Downtown Aquarium. We've been coming here since we were kids and we love that it just keeps adding on and getting more exhibits for the animals!

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went with my Mom and some friends during the holiday season! The Denver Zoo is open at night, and is decorated for Christmas! One gets a different perspective at night and during the winter. There was entertainment as well, and you could still see some of the animals. If you are in Denver during the holidays and looking for something... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was a great day at the zoo. There is a ton to see. The shows were great. Tons of parking. Easy to get to.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We love zoos and this one was great! The animals were out and about and looked good. We also got to watch them eat and saw a few different shows. The elephants were cool and I loved hearing more about them. The food was also amazing! We got the mama bear brisket :)

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

very nice zoo. Could have stayed for days!! Good location and easy to get to. Parking is good. Very clean

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I go once a year for the past 23 years! It has grown into one of the finest zoos in the Nation. The elephant exhibit is mt favorite.

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Address: 2300 Steele Street, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205
Phone Number: 720.337.1400
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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