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“Great For Little Ones”
Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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Ranked #8 of 252 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. 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.
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great For Little Ones”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Even though the weather was extremely hot this zoo was amazing loved the way they have the elephant exhibit my kiddos loved it!!

Visited August 2013
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Nice Place”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Overall it was a good experience at the zoo. It was easy to find with our gps and the parking was adequate. The only reason(s) I did not give this an excellent rating was for two things. First, we have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to go to a lot of zoo's and I thought that the selection of animals was not as great as other zoo's we have been to. Secondly, we found the map of the park to be not that clear on how to get to things. I would still highly recommend this to anyone that wants to go see some animals and be entertained by the live shows.

Visited July 2013
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Henderson, Nevada
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170 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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“Denver Zoo”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

The Denver Zoo is a wonderful place for young and old. We spent 5 hours and didn't see it all. The walking areas are wide so walkers AND strollers have plenty of room. This is the first zoo I have been to with NICE clean bathrooms! The prices were reasonable (admission and souveniers). Lots of food/drink vendors.

Visited August 2013
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Greeley, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Nice Place, but alot of the animals were missing.”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

I have always been going to this zoo, but don't go in the summer. I went yesterday, it was to hot, and almost all the outside animals were missing. We once went on a wet day, and it was the complete opposite, they were all there and active.

Visited September 2013
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Hong Kong
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76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“One of the best zoos I have been to...”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Great exhibits, easy parking, friendly staff. Beautiful and well done zoo.
They have some incredible animals (snow leopards and rare zebras) that I am sure they are very proud of.

Visited September 2013
Thank dangerkitty18
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