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Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis

4.7
#1 of 275 in Parks in Missouri
One of the world's top-rated free-admission animal parks, features both indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as a children's petting zoo. Divided into themed zones and dedicated to conserving endangered species and their natural habitats, the zoo shelters over 18,000 animals. Get up close and personal with a range of furry and flying creatures by walking around the exhibits on your own, or take a guided tour on the zoo's narrow-gauge railroad for an in-depth look at several habitats. Don't miss the zoo's big cat country, home to lions, leopards, tigers, jaguars, and cougars. The zoo also offers dining and souvenirs at shops and restaurants spread throughout its grounds. Plan to see Saint Louis Zoo and other attractions that appeal to you using our Saint Louis travel planner .
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  • The exhibits in this zoo are really well done. While the cost for the Children's zoo might have me 2nd guessing the value it was more due to the fact that they are still updating and remodeling it. Th...  more »
  • So parking is $15 for a car so 30 for a bus or mini van. The envy is free but both to all attractions like the train or stingrays or children zoo.. you could get a 14 dollar ticket to visit all these ...  more »
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  • I’ve been to the Saint Louis Zoo many times, and every time I go I like it even more. The zoo is so organized, amazing and neat exhibits, fun activities for the whole family. Even the larger animals like the elephants look happy. The Zoo has such a natural feeling to it, and the main entrance is just... WOW. It’s truly amazing. The hall of pictures and fame is also really neat. And you can get in for free! Not to mention even the bathrooms look nice. This is no ordinary zoo. The Saint Louis Zoo is truly a fun, heartwarming, and excellent experience. Allowing children and adults to interact with animals in a whole nother way. The Saint Louis Zoo is a must visit and I highly recommend it! 5/5 stars!
  • This is a wonderful Zoo. The accolades it has received and the polls it has won speak for how great of a zoo it is. By far the best zoo in the Midwest, and one of the best in the country if not the world. Great place for families. Free admittance makes it affordable. You can park fro free too if you're willing to walk a little bit or you can pay to park close which supports the zoo and is a good thing. The train that goes around the zoo is a ton of fun for little ones and also makes getting around the place a lot easier. You can ride to a stop, see the things in that area and then get back on the train to the next area. The new bear exhibits are absolutely wonderful. Especially compared to the old ones. The last ten years has seen many exhibit and enclosure improvements that are wonderful for guests and the animals. Fantastic place for people of all ages and walks of life.

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