Saint Louis Zoo

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Home to more than 14,000 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered. These 500 species represent the major continents and biomes of the world. Set in the rolling hills, lakes and glades of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is always a great place to be. The Zoo is open year-round, except on December 25 and January 1. Check website for hours. Admission is free.

One Government Dr.
Forest Park
St. Louis, MO 63110

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St Louis Park Zoo and Hyatt at the Arch
Reviewed By LENZY P February 2024

Amazing Beautiful city park and highly rated free Zoo...been to St Louis many times , but never knew about those gens. 18th floor Hyatt hotel view of the Arch was breathtakingly

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Wonderful, wonderful. Wonderful
Reviewed By 1991KEB February 2024

This is an amazing zoo. The animals were lively and active, which made the zoo more fun. We enjoyed the set up and the walk... wear sneakers.

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A Great Zoo
Reviewed By Pamela R February 2024

The animals are so close its wonderful! Even in the winter this was an excellent stop. Very well laid out and easy to get around.

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Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. except for holiday hours 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Closed Christmas and New Year's Day. Check website for summer hours.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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