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Denver Zoo

2300 Steele Street, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205
720.337.1400
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Ranked #10 of 139 attractions in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and discovery, and creates connections with people, animals and nature. And every... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Honolulu
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Our family loved the elephant experience! The design of the enclosures and surrounding areas was beautiful, however, we found the constant reminders that Toyota sponsored the elephant area a bit annoying (the zookeepers announce it, and the Toyota symbol is everywhere in this area of the zoo). Our family spent about 5 hours at the zoo and enjoyed it immensely.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Liked how the zoo was laid out and had several programs thoughout the day to keep families moving thru the zoo.

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Fox Island, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We've visited zoos around the world and this is one of, if not the best. They have everything that you would want to see and more.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Small zoo, took me 2 hours too see it all. The elefant show or Toyota experience lasted 5 minutes and they didn´t do anything special. Great for small children and school trips but not worthy to spend an afternoon while in town if you don't have children. It was also a hot day and animals like polar bears and penguins... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Due to very hot weather we were not able to enjoy the trip, Zoo was very clean and large area. Thousands of visitors. Entry fee is very expensive. After paying entry fee, rides were still charged and they were expensive.

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colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is a great zoo. The polar bears are a favorite. It is very large, so wear good shoes, take a water bottle as in that altitude you need plenty of water. Plan to spend several hours. They have a nice gift store.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It's a zoo. Never seems quite right a lot of animals up for stuff so didn't get to see all of them. Didn't eat so couldn't tell u about food. Like I said fun for kids

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Winnipeg, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This was one of the nicer zoos that we have been to. There is a lot to see and there is ample shade if you need it. We were surprised how many different animals that they had. I would recommend coming early since the animals are most active in the cooler temperatures. Would definitely return.

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Denver
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful zoo. The relatively new Elephant enclosure is really nice. This is a great place to visit with the family. Nice layout.

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

There were lots of animals, and if you looked hard enough, probably 95% of them were within visual range. The place was clean and well kept up. Lot's of kids from camps there but they were under supervision for the most part. Stopped and had food at one of their eateries and that was surprisingly good as well.

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