The zoo covers a huge area so wear comfortable walking shoes. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for rent. Several cafes and two picnic areas provide different options when it’s time to feed the humans. Be sure to come back the next time you visit the Mile-High City because there’s always something new at the zoo which is open every day of the year. The admissions window is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the summer (March 1 to October 31) when tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for kids three to eleven, and are free for younger children. Guests enjoy a reduced price during the rest of the year when the zoo opens an hour later and closes one hour earlier. Take advantage of Denver Zoo free days in January, February, and November and the lights and special entertainment that transform the zoo during December evenings. A five mile drive north on Colorado Boulevard right outside the Holiday Inn gets you there. Or be green; the RTD bus drops you off nearby and a short walk brings you to the entrance. For additional information go to www.denverzoo.org or call 720-337-1400.