St Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri
1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110| Map |
Spanning 90 acres in beautiful Forest Park, the St. Louis Zoo is one of only a few free zoos in the country. The zoo is home to more than 19,000 animal residents (655 species), many of which are rare or endangered. At the Children's Zoo, kids can pet guinea pigs and goats and see meerkats, fennec foxes and more. Kid-friendly refreshments are abundant, with a dozen small eateries scattered throughout the zoo.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The St. Louis Zoo also offers fantastic educational programs for children and families, such as A Day with the Rays (grades 2-4), Camp KangaZoo (ages 4-grade 10), Keeper-for-a-Day (grades 2-8), Junior Sea Lion Trainer (ages 10-adult), summer family overnights and summer programs for children with special needs.
Address: 1 Government Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110| Map
Phone: 314 781 0900
Hours: Mon-Sun 9 am - 5 pm (Sep-May); Mon-Thu 8 am - 5 pm, Fri - Sun 8 am - 7 pm (May-Sep)