Nashville Zoo, Nashville

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#4 of 26 in Outdoors in Nashville
Interact with animals and visit a historical estate at Nashville Zoo. In 1996, the zoo merged with the adjacent Grassmere Wildlife Park and now covers 81 ha (200 acres) and holds more than 6,000 animals, from colorful birds and fish to large predators. Take a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the animals are taken care of and to get an opportunity to pet and feed the some of the zoo's residents. A guided tour of the Grassmere mansion is a window into the Tennessee's past. Be prepared for a lot of walking, because the zoo does its best to give the animals a lot of space. Add Nashville Zoo and other attractions to your Nashville trip itinerary using our Nashville visit planning app .
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  • The kangaroos were awesome! We could not believe you are in an open area with them! So amazing! The staff was extremely friendly. Definitely a must see in Nashville! P.S. there’s a Groupon available r...  more »
  • It’s not the best zoo I’ve been too but for the location it’s a great spot to visit. I’ve been multiple times with my family and will return. Just make sure to plan your day around the weather...lots ...  more »
  • we had some time to burn before heading back to Broadway street and thought this would be a break from the mainstream, well it was a real nice Zoo with a lot to offer, they need more advertising to pr...  more »

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