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51 Zoos to explore in United States

United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Alligator Adventure
Alligator Adventure4604 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, USA

Located adjacent to Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, one of South Carolina’s most outstanding tourist attractions, Alligator Adventure is one of the largest facilities for reptile life in the world.

America's Teaching Zoo
America's Teaching Zoo7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021, USA

America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College, is also home to the Exotic Animal Training and Management program. This is the living, breathing classroom for the Exotic Animal Training and Management program. Explore to learn more about starting your animal care career and become a student OR explore to learn more about America's Teaching Zoo as a community resource

Austin Zoo
Austin Zoo10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736, USA

A nonprofit rescuee zoo which has a mission to assist animals in need through rescue, rehabilitation, and education. Austin Zoo currently has over 300 animals from over 100 different species. It now becomes one of the famous places in Austin.

Brevard Zoo
Brevard Zoo8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940, USA

More than 900 animals representing more than 195 species can be seen at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1986. They wanted a zoo to serve as a "conversation hub where people could learn about animals and nature" for Brevard County.

Brevard Zoo Linear Park
Brevard Zoo Linear Park28°13′18.6″N 80°42′51.1, West Dr, Melbourne, FL 32940, USA

More than 900 animals representing more than 195 species live at the Brevard Zoo. There are four loops at the zoo: Expedition Africa, Lands of Change: Australia and Beyond, Wild Florida, and Rainforest Revealed.

Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA

It is one of the largest zoos in the United States by area comprising 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats. The zoo is home to over 6,000 animals, more than 700 species

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay10165 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA

335-acre (136 ha) African-themed animal theme park. The park officially features nine roller coasters and two water rides amongst other rides and animal attractions.

Central Park Zoo
Central Park ZooEast 64th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA

The Central Park Zoo is a 6.5-acre zoo located at the southeast corner of Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA

A majestic zoological park located southwest of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. It houses more than 750 animals, representing nearly 150 different species, with more than 30 endangered species. The zoo breeds endangered animals such as black-footed ferrets, Wyoming toads, mountain tapirs and Mexican gray wolves. The zoo participates in over 30 Species Survival Plan programs. The zoo was ranked the #4 best zoo in North America in 2018 by USA Today.

Colorado Gators Reptile Park
Colorado Gators Reptile Park9162 Ln 9 N, Mosca, CO 81146, USA

The Colorado Gator Farm is one of Alamosa’s most unique attractions, and highly underrated. A geothermal well on the property creates ponds and wetlands for the alligators, but also provides habitat and food for many water-birds and waterfowl. The "Two Mile Creek Wildlife Habitat" lets visitors view alligators, reptiles, and birds in a natural setting, and to go fishing, boating, and picnicking. Over 125 species of birds have been sighted at the farm.

CuriOdyssey1651 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401, USA

CuriOdyssey is a science playground and zoo in San Mateo where families see wild animals up-close and real scientific phenomena in kid-friendly exhibits. it is home to nearly 100 rescued animals, most native to California, that cannot survive in the wild. CuriOdyssey's custom-designed exhibits are a science playground where kids play with scientific phenomena, including physical forces, perceptions, and reflections, patterns in nature and backyard science.

Dallas Zoo
Dallas Zoo650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203, USA

This is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas which was home to over 2,000 animals representing 406 species.

Denver Zoo
Denver Zoo2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205, USA

Denver Zoo is an 80-acre zoological garden located in City Park of Denver. It became the first zoo in the United States to use naturalistic zoo enclosures rather than cages with bars. It is home to more than 3,000 animals representing more than 450 species.

Flamingo Gardens
Flamingo Gardens3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330, USA

60-acre (24 ha) wildlife sanctuary, aviary, zoo, and botanical garden. The grounds contain more than 3,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including 200-year-old oaks, and 300 plus species of palms. The 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) Everglades aviary houses one of the largest collection of wading birds in the United States.

Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76110, USA

A huge zoological park which was founded in 1909 and now is home to 7,000 native and exotic animals and has been named as a top zoo in the nation.

Gatorland14501 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837, USA

A 110-acre (45 ha) theme park and wildlife preserve. Billed as the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland features thousands of alligators (including rare leucistic alligators) and crocodiles, and many other animals. Attractions in the park include a breeding marsh with a boardwalk and observation tower, zip lines, an off-road swamp vehicle tour, a ridable miniature railroad, alligator feeding shows, alligator wrestling shows, an aviary, a petting zoo, and educational programs.

Greenville Zoo
Greenville Zoo150 Cleveland Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29601, USA

At the 14-acre Greenville Zoo, you can visit wildlife from around the world any day of the week. The zoo features African lions, Masai giraffes and several species of primates. In addition to the wild animal exhibits, the zoo contains a farm exhibit that features domestic animals and a reptile house featuring lizards, frogs, reptiles, and snakes.

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo748 Story Rd, San Jose, CA 95112, USA

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo is a family-friendly amusement park and accredited zoo. Located on sixteen acres. It has many popular features like its carousel, roller coaster, petting zoo, and Puppet Castle Theater. It is home to over 140 species of animal, and a host of attractions and side shows. Though not massive, the park will keep the family entertained for a good portion of the day.

Honolulu Zoo
Honolulu Zoo151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

It is the only zoo in the United States to be established by grants made by a sovereign monarch which was built on part of the 300-acre and features over 1,230 animals in specially designed habitats.

Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

A famous zoological park which was located within Hermann Park in Houston which houses over 6000 animals from 900 species and also with a rich variety of flora and fauna.

Map of Zoos to explore in United States