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“Great Zoo overall”
Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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Ranked #7 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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64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great Zoo overall”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Huge variety of animals.
Great eating and snack options.
Standard gift shops.

Friendly staff

Amazing new elephant exhibit

Free parking
Picnics welcome

Price competitive

No complaints.

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205 reviews
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“So many animals!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We went to the zoo in April while visiting Denver for my son's birthday. He got a coupon for a free ice cream cone, a birthday button, and a few discount cards. We all loved the zoo and the animals. Could maybe have some better signs in the park so you know where you are/where your going. Lots of indoor displays.

Visited April 2014
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Denver, CO
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A Well Designed Zoo”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I went to this zoo in November with less guests in the zoo. A lot of exhibitions are indoors so I enjoyed them even the temperature is cold. I specially like the predator ridge where I can see lions up close. Komodo Dragon is a must see.

Visited November 2013
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Outdoor family fun for animal lovers!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

This zoo has been really updated & now has beautiful, spacious exhibits for many animals. Wide variety of animals, fish & birds. Animal encounters & fun for the kids too. A great family day outdoors!

Visited May 2014
Thank Terri D
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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245 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Awesome zoo”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is one of the best zoo's I've ever been to. Polar bears were out and active. Huge variety of animals. I would highly recommend.

Visited July 2013
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