Plan Your Visit

Denver Zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals representing 615 species and has championed more than 600 conservation and research projects in 60 countries.
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Winter Hours

Gates open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.

November 12, 2018: Gates are open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. with limited access to grounds due to snow. Grounds close at 5 p.m.

2018 Free Days

Thursday, January 11
Friday, January 19
Saturday, January 20
Sunday, February 4

Monday, February 4
Friday, November 9
Monday, November 12

Winter Pricing

General Admission

Adults (Ages 12-64) - $15
Seniors (Ages 65+) - $13
Children (Ages 3-11) - $10
Kids 2 and Under - FREE

 

Train & Carousel Pricing

Single Ride - $2 (Members), $3 (Non-Members)
10 Ride Punch Card - $15 (Members), $20 (Non-Members)

 

Discounts

Learn about our special discounts for military, eco-transportation, group rates and more.

Discounted Tickets

Denver Zoo offers a $2 discount for Adults and Seniors and $1 off children in their group with one valid military ID. Denver Zoo offers a $2 discount for guests with a B-cycle membership, a current RTD transfer slip or an EcoPass.

Up-Close Animal Encounters

Date

November 16, 2018

Keeper Talk-African Penguin

Bird World

10:15 a.m.

Learn about penguins and the special care they receive while keepers hand-feed them their meals. Weather dependent.  

Keeper Talk-Tigers

The Edge

11:00 a.m.

Learn what makes each of our tigers unique and how we care for them at the Edge, our new, state of the art tiger habitat. Weather dependent.

Demonstration-Toyota Elephant Passage

Toyota Elephant Passage

11:30 a.m.

You may meet a big elephant, little elephant, or even a rhino. Regardless of who it is, you can expect an entertaining and educational show! Weather dependent.

Demonstration-Meet the Llamas

Be a Zookeeper Zone

12:00 p.m.

Learn what it takes to care for Jorge and Fernando as you interact with their keepers during their mid-day feeding. Weather dependent.

Demonstration-Toyota Elephant Passage

Toyota Elephant Passage

2:00 p.m.

You may meet a big elephant, little elephant, or even a rhino. Regardless of who it is, you can expect an entertaining and educational show! Weather dependent.

Demonstration-Africa's Greatest Predators

Pahali Ya Simba

2:00 p.m.

Get a closer look at how zookeepers work with lions, wild dogs and hyenas to monitor their health and keep their minds and bodies active and engaged.

Keeper Talk-African Penguin

Bird World

3:30 p.m.

Learn about penguins and the special care they receive while keepers hand-feed them their meals. Weather dependent.