Houston Zoo

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Houston Zoo is a wonderland, a sanctuary for animal lovers, and a place where humans and animals cohabit together. The Houston Zoo, located in the center of Houston, Texas, is one of the most beloved and popular zoos in the United States. The zoo is home to about 6,000 animals representing over 900 different species, ranging from tiny insects to majestic elephants and giraffes.

The Houston Zoo's devotion to conservation and education is one of its distinguishing features. The zoo is committed to safeguarding endangered animals and preserving their ecosystems, and they collaborate with other zoos and conservation organizations throughout the world to accomplish this.

You can be awed by the beauties of nature as you walk around the zoo's well-manicured walkways, observing animals in their natural habitats. It's a communal gathering spot, a place where families and friends can join together to enjoy nature's delights. The Houston Zoo has something for everyone, from picnicking on the spacious lawns to riding the carousel and feeding the giraffes.

How to explore Houston Zoo?

  • Witness the most awe-inspiring visual of 6,000 animals from 900 species in their natural habitats.
  • Participate in fun animal feeding experiences, including giraffes, rhinos, and sea lions.
  • Experience an adrenaline rush on the Wildlife Carousel, featuring hand-carved animals from around the world.
  • Attend special events and activities, including Zoo Lights during the holiday season and the annual Feast with the Beasts fundraiser.
  • If you feel intrigued by learning about wildlife, participate in the educational programs and events conducted for all ages, including Zoo Camp, Zoo Sleepovers, and Zoo Yoga.
  • Explore the Kipp Aquarium, featuring a mammoth of aquatic creatures and interactive exhibits.
  • Take a break and enjoy a picnic on the zoo's sprawling lawns or dine at one of the many eateries throughout the park.
  • Visit the Children's Zoo, featuring interactive exhibits and activities for younger visitors.
  • Enjoy the beautiful botanical gardens throughout the park, featuring an impressive variety of plants and flowers from around the world.
  • Check out the African Forest, featuring gorillas, chimps, and a variety of other African wildlife.

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Address of Houston Zoo

6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710

Opening & Closing time of Houston Zoo

  • Monday
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  • Sunday

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