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Woodland Park Zoo

For more than 110 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis where visitors can reconnect with nature.

Woodland Park Zoo exhibits 1,000 animals representing 300 different species - from tiny insects to Earth's largest land mammal - the African elephant. The zoo spans 92 acres and is famed for creating revolutionary naturalistic exhibits that changed the face of zoos worldwide.

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has honored the zoo with major  awards for its Humboldt penguin, Jaguar Cove, Trail of Vines, Northern Trail, Tropical Rain Forest, Elephant Forest and African Savanna exhibits.

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The zoo is open daily October 1 - April 30: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; May 1 - September 30: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (closed Christmas Day).

For information about zoo events and activities contact: 206.548.2500 or 206.548.2599 (TTY), Get the latest zoo updates on the Woodland Park Zoo blog.

Photos provided by Woodland Park Zoo