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Address: 2300 N Steele St, Denver City Park, Denver, CO 80205-4899
Phone Number: 720.337.1400
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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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Animals at every turn

We spent an entire day exploring this zoo and even did a behind the scenes tour that allowed us the opportunity to feed a hippo. The exhibits seemed large, and the animals appear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent an entire day exploring this zoo and even did a behind the scenes tour that allowed us the opportunity to feed a hippo. The exhibits seemed large, and the animals appear to be well cared for. We always visit any animal attraction in the city we vacation at, so we are a little biased when it comes to... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a couple of hours to fill so we decided to check out the zoo. What a hidden treasure it is. The zoo is just awesome, lots of exhibits and gorgeous animals that appear happy and very well kept. 2 hours was nowhere long enough... You could easily spend the whole day!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thought we would spend the morning at the zoo but actually stayed for over 6 hours. There is a wide variety of different animals to see. Mostly the enclosures are well shaded by trees and shrubs. The animals seemed well cared for and in good condition. Just felt a bit sorry for the polar bear as it was such... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We used to live in Denver and have been many times and this place has always exceeded our expectations. We spent the entire day there, we sat down for a p&j lunch on the elephant bleachers and surprisingly had a show in the middle. It is a lot of walking to see such a variety of neat animals. I love... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have a membership, and it's so worth it. hey have beautiful exhibits and care deeply about their animals. They are mindful of the space needed to keep their animals happy and healthy, so are consistently updating exhibits. I go at least once a month, usually more!

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to this Zoo many times over the years and am never disappointed. There has been many up grades over the years and they are still going on. Very clean and easy access to all areas.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo is so cute! The price point is a little high for my liking but the exhibits were large and spacious for the animals. A giraffe almost licked my face and i made bffs with a red bird. Also they had multiple exhibits with babies. We saw the baby gorilla and red panda babies. The animals seemed happy and... More 

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Thank Cassandra C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a free afternoon from out of town so we dropped by. Parking took some effort. Short ticket line. Good value for admission. We were simply overwhelmed by the many animal exhibits. Baby Gorilla. Beautiful tiger. Wide variety! Really good burger truck for lunch. We ran out of time after 3 hours. Probably needed 4 to 5 . Awesome... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo had made many positive changes over the years. It is easy to walk. The variety in the zoo is amazing. It is not the San Diego Zoo, but it is very good being much smaller.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Denver Zoo is just a wonderful place to spend the day. In recent years, the zoo has updated many of its exhibits. The gorilla exhibit displays the animals so kids and adults can get a close look but the animals have plenty of naturalized space. The shows are free, informative and interactive. The kids love them. The Denver Zoo... More 

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