"Let the wild rumpus start!" After you check out Denver Zoo, come to City Park on Saturday, June 8th to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. Explore dozens of outdoor activities for the whole family! Read more
$1 military discount for entrance. Not very big but they are currently working on some better exhibits. Birds, fish & lizards are the biggies. The polar bearexhibit is nice, the sea lions are a hoot Read more
In 1896, a small, orphaned black bear named Billy became the first resident of Denver Zoo. Billy's adventurous helped mold the Zoo into a home to 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species. Read more
Did you know? The zoo was founded in 1896 with a gift to the mayor of Denver–an American Black Bear cub named Billy Bryan; named for William Jennings Bryan, a politician and Presidential candidate. Read more
Denver Zoo is home to 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Denver Zoo's mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.