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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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Parking was hard to find but the Zoo wasn't really crowded. Seemed a little run down but the animals were beautiful and the place was clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Parking was hard to find but the Zoo wasn't really crowded. Seemed a little run down but the animals were beautiful and the place was clean.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is my second trip to the Denver Zoo, though it's been several years since I've visited. We came early in the morning, about 9:30, after it had just opened. It was a warm day, so we were glad to be there early before it got really hot. I will say I felt like we saw a lot more animals... More 

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Denver,Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Have been there now 3 times and feel the enclosures are being improved. My kids love to go, easy to navigate with great maps to follow. Lots of parking access, food is good too and priced well. All exhibits to see in an afternoon.

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Definitely a must see!!! My son is only 10 months and he had a great time attending the Bird Show and Elephant Crossing. Some of the animals were asleep, which I'm thinking was due to the crazy heat (98 degrees) but other than piling on the sunblock and keeping hydrated...my husband said he had a "ZOO-tastic" time!! LOL

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It's been an number of years since our last visit to the Denver Zoo. This trip we found the zoo to be somewhat under maintained in some areas. There were a lot of exhibits where the animals could not be seen. I also noticed there were very few signs throughout the zoo giving direction etc. On the plus side, there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

A really nice zoo and worth the trip when you're in town! Visited this zoo with kids 11, 9, & 6 and they all love it! Be prepared to walk though. So hop in your best walking sneakers, some light snacks and extra fluids to keep you and the family hydrated. It gets really hot this time of the year.... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a very clean, well laid out zoo that is not so large that you feel overwhelmed. They just changed the giraffe exhibit to allow feeding of the animals, which is great, but the line was way too long. I like that many of the animals are actually close enough to see. Their food venues are diverse, somewhat ethnic,... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The animals, and there are tons of them... are all easy to sees this is great for all ages. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits, which helps on a hot day. We went in the afternoon, on a warm day, and saw all the animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to the zoo today and had so much fun! The staff is all over the park and they are very friendly and knowledgable. We asked where the new elephant came from and got quite the story. Conoco's wild life theatre was awesome for the wild bird show! This is a must see! The variety of animals and birds... More 

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Broomfield, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Denver Zoo is a great place to visit. I recommend going early as that is when the animals are most active and out. As the day wore on and it started to get hot the animals all went for shade and to sleep not much activity.

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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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