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Nashville Zoo

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Open Now: 09:00 - 16:00
Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Best outdoor adventure in the city! Ride the Soaring Eagle zip line, learn about the Zoo’s history at the Historic Home, and explore immersive animal habitats like you’ve never seen before. Experience the beautiful new Andean bear or Sumatran tiger...more
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3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211-3324
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Nashville Zoo has come a long way. It really is a fun little place and has one of the most amazing playgrounds around! You can feed tortoises, look through these very comical holes in the ground like a prairie dog, pet creatures, and more....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TheTravellingLlamas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my teen daughter to this. A lot to see and a whole lot of walking. I think it was two animal exhibits ..no animal present. It People camp at this zoo in a field for zoo organized camp fun. My daughter loved the hands...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Torrance H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our out of town visitors and they were so impressed with our zoo compared to others they have visited. We all had a Great time watching God's Creation in action

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Leon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A $50/per person zoo tour on winter weekends is a chance to see and do something special. Our group of six (no young children allowed) were taken by zookeeper Jessica to the commissary, where meals for all of the zoos animals are prepared. We visited...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kcgabb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked the Backstage Pass tour and were able to feed a giraffe, anteater and okapi! We also got to tour the commissary where they prep all of the food. Our tour guide gave us great information and insight into the inner workings of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Nashville Zoo! It is a tad on the small side but we are originally from STL and the zoo there is ranked #1 in the nation and it’s free so spoiled much?? Nashville’s zoo is comfortable it has tons of stuff for kids...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Josh P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on one of the coldest days Nashville has had but still enjoyed it. While many of the warm weather animals were off exhibit due to the cold overall It is a great facility. Grounds are beautiful, easy to navigate, food was good and great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank gborotraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that this is one of the best zoos I have ever been too. A few of the animals were inside their enclosures due to the "cold weather". It was about 55 degrees that day. The animals we did see were great....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kaitlin P
Reviewed 15 January 2019

No matter your age, your wealth, or place in life you always feel happy in the Nashville Zoo. They really consider every person's needs. Always exciting! And the jungle gym is an easy fix for any kid's boredom.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Nashville Zoo is a great place for all ages. There is something for everyone there! It is a great way to spend a day in Nashville! Love seeing all of the animals in a great environment.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JBobbitt17
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
I saw wheel chairs there but do not know the price of rental, sorry.
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I went on a rainy day and it was really fun. Took pictures with the goats... I loved it!
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