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Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo

650 South R. L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203
(469) 554-7500

The world-class Dallas Zoo covers 106 acres and features many rare and endangered species. Don't miss the award-winning Giants of the Savanna. The 11-acre multi-species habitat is home to elephants, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, and more. Key exhibits include the ExxonMobil Endangered Tiger Habitat the Lacerte Family Children's Zoo with interactive, educational exhibits for children, the Don Glendenning Penguin Cove, and the Jake L. Hamon Gorilla Conservation Research Center. Open: 9:00am -- 5:00pm (regular) and 9:00am - 4:00pm (winter) Closed Christmas Day Admission: Adults $15.00, Children (3-11) and Senior Citizens (65+) $12.00, Children under 2 are free. Parking $8.00

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  • Distance to American Airlines Center (miles): 3.21

Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo shows its appreciation to the community for its support with dollar deals and $1 admission all day. Take the DART Red Line to the Zoo entrance to avoid traffic and start your adventure sooner. more

Half-day Group Photo Safari at the Dallas Zoo

Capture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you're guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behavio... more

Halloween Nights at the Dallas Zoo

October 23, 2014 to October 26, 2014
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The Zoo is the most naturally frightening place for Halloween family fun during twilight hours! Candy stations, costumed characters, Animal Adventures shows and more. Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 and up); DZS members receive a $2 discount per ticket. Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle; please note tha... more

Shed Your Winter Coat

The Zoo Unto Others employee volunteer team at the Dallas Zoo is sponsoring the "Shed Your Winter Coat" coat drive to benefit clients of The Stewpot, a barrier-free resource center for the homeless and at-risk of Dallas. The coat drive takes place on Saturday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a new or ge... more

Zoo To Do: Jewels of the Kalahari

November 01, 2014
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Categories: Culinary | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Guests will stroll through the Giants of the Savanna exhibit sampling exquisite dishes from over twenty-five of Dallas's premier chefs and restaurants while enjoying interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment. Following dinner, guests will move to the Wilds of Africa plaza for a live auction and will da... more

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325 North St. Paul Street, Suite 700 | Dallas, Texas 75201
214-571-1000 | 800-232-5527
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