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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Fabulous Zoo
Reviewed By Eileen E April 2024

This zoo way exceeded my expectations . I live near the historic Philadelphia Zoo and unfortunately my last visits there were of many empty cages with few animals. Not here!!! With the exception of...

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Massive acreage and beautiful habitats
Reviewed By Beth D April 2024

We visited from Jacksonville FL and spent two hours here in the afternoon. My first thought was how clean the property was and the fact that it's free! There was plenty of parking close to the...

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A must see when in St. Louis
Reviewed By timwS213ZK April 2024

My wife and I always make it a point to see the city zoo everywhere we travel. From Europe to coast to coast in the US, we have enjoyed the best zoo's around the world. St. Louis' zoo is in my top 3...

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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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