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Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo at Colorado
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2300 Steele StreetDenverColorado 80205
303-3764800
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Denver, Colorado Zoo

Established in 1896, the Denver Zoo is a popular visitor attraction offering an up-close look at some of the world's most popular animals, plants and birds all displayed in naturalistic habitats. The Denver Zoo is home to over 3,500 different animals, including many exotic and threatened animals like snow leopards, king cobras, Komodo dragons, grizzlies, gorillas, rhinos, vampire bats, and more.

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Hours -

Open 10am-5pm, November 1-February 28; 9am-6pm, March 1-October 31.

Prices -

$8-15, depending on age and season. Children age 2 and under enter free

Events -

Ice cream socials, holiday events, spring festivals, and more.

Activities

  • Pioneer Train ride
  • Endangered Species Carousel
  • Zoo camps
  • Special events

Denver Zoo Keeper Experience

Animals lovers ages 9 and up can experience the Denver in a whole new way with the Zookeeper Experience. Help feed and care for the animals, work with animal trainers, clean animal exhibits, and learn how to become a real zookeeper. The Denver Zoo Keeper Experience costs $225 per person, and space is limited. call 720-337-1491 to register.

VIP Tours at the Denver Zoo

Get a special behind the scenes look at the Denver Zoo with an exclusive, guided VIP Tour guide that explores everything from the popular Predator Ridge and Tropical Discovery to the Wildlife Theater, where tour participants age 3 and up can meet the animals and help with a feeding or training demonstration. Tours cost $225 for groups of four, plus $45 for each additional member up to 8 guests total. Call 720-337-1491 to register.

FAQs

Are there any discount days offered?


The Denver Zoo offers eight annual free entry days. Visit http://www.denverzoo.org/visitors/faqs.html for more information.

What are the most popular exhibits?


The Indoor Rainforest, Predator Ridge, Bear Mountain, and Bird World are popular, as is the Pioneer Train and Endangered Species Carousel.

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