Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix, Arizona

455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85008

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The Phoenix Zoo opened in 1962 and is the largest nonprofit zoo in the United States. The zoo has over 1,300 animals on display and contains 2.5 miles of walking trails.

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Voted one of the nation's top 5 zoos for kids by Child magazine.


Address: 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85008

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Phone: 602-273-1341
URL: http://www.phoenixzoo.org/default.aspx
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Price: Adults: $18, Children (3-12): $9, Children under 3: Free

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  • Visited: February 2011
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2013
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You can bring coolers of food into the zoo- a great $$ saver!

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Submitted by: C J D.

Zoo Lights were a blast. Brought a wagon and hot coco for the kids, ...

Submitted by: Pj M.

Love the Phoenix zoo and the giraffes are my favorite here. Great place ...

Submitted by: Jamie C.

Went to the pre-opening of Zoo Lights for my sisters company party and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I've been to this zoo many times during the day but Zoo Lights opens up a whole new experience. Obviously, because it's dark you can barely see any animals but the lights are the main attraction at night anyways. The displays were very neat and plentiful. There was even a synchronized music & light show that opened and closed with realistic thunder sounds. There was a huge slide kids can play on as well as carousel. Some of the food places were still open so you can snack while checking out the light displays. The entire zoo was literally covered in lights. This is a great event for kids and some pla...

Submitted by: Travis B.

my wife and i went for the Scottsdale healthcare employee appreciation night of Zoolights. i love, love, love zoolights. the zoo puts on a phenomenal experience for this event. just when you think "that's it", there are...

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