Denver Zoo | Kids Out and About Denver

Denver Zoo

2300 Steele St.
Denver , CO , 80205
Phone: 720-377-1400
39° 45' 0.7812" N, 104° 57' 0.3816" W
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Denver Zoo is an 80-acre facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado. It's a fun filled place to bring your kids and families!

Denver Zoo is OPEN with new measures in place to ensure the safety of its guests, employees and animals. This includes enhanced cleaning procedures, limited line and crowd sizes and a one-way path that encourages social distancing and allows guests to see the majority of the Zoo’s 3,000 animals and exhibits. Tickets are limited and ONLY available online, and guests planning a visit are encouraged to learn about the Zoo’s new policies and procedures at:

PLEASE NOTE: all guests ages 3 and over are required to wear a facemask or covering as mandated by the City and County of Denver.


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Looking for ways to get your mischievous little monkeys motivated to learn online? Just add REAL monkeys—plus all of the other amazing animals in our Virtual Classroom! With virtual safaris, animal demonstrations and engaging wildlife-themed activities, this innovative program invites kids to engage their inner scientist. Kids can even participate in regular Zoo Challenges which encourage them to solve a real-world animal care problem. In the process, they’ll learn to make observations and ask questions as they use real science to work towards a creative solution! A great tool for parents and educators alike, it’s available online anytime

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