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“Zoo Lights”
Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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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. 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.
Arvada, Colorado
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Zoo Lights”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

We visited the Zoo Lights December 2011. Had a great time and loved all of the lighting. Highly recommend a visit by anyone. Bring some warm clothes and enjoy a few hours of sensory immersion.

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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“Love it here!”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Love the Denver Zoo. You are are able to get close to the animals and the zoo it not to huge and does not have steep hills. Zoolights during winter is amazing as well. We recently bought a family membership for only $110 and are very happy with that decision. Very well worth it!

Visited February 2013
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Chandler, Arizona
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“Very nice zoo”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Our first trip to Denver Zoo and we had a great time. You have close access to the animals and there are some beautiful creatures to witness.

Visited November 2012
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129 reviews
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“Membership has a lot of benefits!”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

If you plan on gig to the zoo more than 3 times a year, as a family than a membership is the way to go! For $120.00 you can go as often as you want. Plus you receive discounts on food, rides and gift shop items.
The zoo is a wonderful place to create wonderful family memories! I've been t asking my daughter there since she was less than a yr old. Now that she's five she can navigate around the zoo all by herself. She knows which direction the zebras are, the new Toyota Exhibit with all it's new things and animals to see and of course she knows where the cotton candy and ice cream vendors are too. Simply an amazing place to take your kids and enjoy a fun filled day!

Visited October 2012
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Buford, Georgia
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“What a cool place.”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Went on a free admission day - several throughout the year. Huge, open air exhibits and plenty of area for animals to room and plenty of opportunities for interaction wiht some of the animals. Great kid's program and hands on experiences.

Visited February 2013
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