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“Family fun, good value”
Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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Ranked #8 of 257 things to do in Denver
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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. Home to 4,100 animals, representing more than 600 species, Denver Zoo is committed to species conservation by bringing science education to life and providing extraordinary experiences that foster human and animal connections. It is the most visited cultural destination in Colorado, serving 2 million people per year. Located in Denver’s City Park, the Zoo is a nonprofit organization accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which assures the highest standards of animal care. With the mission to secure a better world for animals through human understanding, Denver Zoo dedicates more than $2 million annually to zoo-led programs aimed at protecting animals within their natural habitats around the world.
Reviewed April 28, 2012

My wife and I went on a Saturday morning, and fortunately we were there by opening, as with the good weather, the parking lot was filling up fast. There were lots of animals out in their pens and informative exhibits everywhere. We avoided eating lunch or getting drinks at the zoo, as it seemed a bit pricey, but there are cold water fountains everywhere and no one bothers you if you bring your own water or snacks. All in all a pleasant experience that we both enjoyed.

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Reviewed April 25, 2012

What a beautiful day to go to the zoo. April in Colorado usually isn't this nice but we enjoyed it. Going this early we didn't see the flowers and greenery like normal but it wasn't too hot or miserable. We went first thing in the morning so we beat some of the rush but they came very shortly after. We always enjoy the monkeys because they always make us laugh. The bears were playing in the water so that was fun to watch. We love going in with the lorikeets and like feeding them. The aquarium is out favorite part and we always spend alot of time in it. We used a denver groupon so it helped save us some money and alot of the family was able to go. It was a great visit and a wonderful day.

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Reviewed April 25, 2012

It was a beautiful day for a zoo visit. Seems that a lot of renovation is taking place with areas closed and it looks like work being done on some. The new elephant enclosure looks exciting, This is what you can see till the official opening. Seemed many areas the animals were not present. Penguin area closed, Plus the train was not working. Important with a 4 year old. Food was good and reasonably price at the grill. Would go again to see what is happening. Easy getting around.

Thank yellowcat3
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

the zoo has been updating and expanding many exhibits the past few years- good improvements

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Reviewed April 24, 2012

Love this zoo! June 1 is the opening for "Asian Tropics". New elephants and other Asian animals. Love the gorillas.

Thank Neisa45
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