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Memphis Zoo, Memphis

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#1 of 15 in Parks in Memphis
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
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Home to over 3,500 animals, Memphis Zoo features more than 500 species spread out through more than 31 hectares (76 acres). Bring good walking shoes, because a full loop of the park's exhibits is a 3.2 km (2 mi) walk. You can visit different habitats and regions of the world and their native animals, like the African Veldt, the Crocodile Cove, the Northwest Passage, and China. Don't miss the Dragon's Lair, an area dedicated entirely to the Komodo Dragon, the world's largest lizard. Before you go, check the zoo's online schedule for information on zookeeper talks, animal encounters, and feeding sessions. To visit Memphis Zoo and other attractions in Memphis, use our Memphis road trip site.
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  • My husband & I enjoy visiting zoos and seek them out on our travels; we have been to dozens of them—small, medium, & large. This zoo had a lot of great features, but it also had some big negatives... 
    My husband & I enjoy visiting zoos and seek them out on our travels; we have been to dozens of them—small, medium, & large. This zoo had a lot of great features, but it also had some big negatives...  more »
  • Overall a really good experience and fabulous zoo. But there we’re a few negatives. 1. Food and beverage experience was really pathetic. Sooooo slow. Oh and you can take your own food in yet people.....  more
    Overall a really good experience and fabulous zoo. But there we’re a few negatives. 1. Food and beverage experience was really pathetic. Sooooo slow. Oh and you can take your own food in yet people.....  more »
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  • My daughter and I absolutely LOVE the Memphis Zoo. My daughter and I have been coming every chance we have on Tuesdays. It's one of the best!! Don't forget to wear your swim suit there all kinds of ways to get wet that's if you want to cool off. There are also several air conditioned exhibits.. plenty of shaded picnic area..so don't forget to pack a lunch for a picnic..I just love it. Hope you enjoy it just as much!
  • This is one of the best places to visit in Memphis! They are constantly upgrading and making great experiences for all ages. We can't wait for the addition of the splash park. My kids love to see the animals and play on the interactive spaces. There are plenty of places to eat the snacks you bring or to buy from the cat house Cafe. As someone who grew up in Memphis, I can see all the improvements made for guests and the animals. I love that my children get to trow up with a top notch zoo to visit and learn from.

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