My Wife and I really enjoyed our day at the Zoo. Smaller than Brookfield or Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago,IL But such a pleasant setting plenty of shade and benches. Nice indoor area to see the bird collection.
The desk clerk at the Days Inn (airport) we stayed at had discount tickets for the zoo.
We would recommend this as a nice side trip while in Des Moines.
Also a nice lake to walk around with running and bike path was near by the airport. Get directions from the desk staff.
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