Zoos in Rockville

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National Zoo
(12 Miles)
Cleveland Park
The National Zoo is a beautiful urban park offering family fun and excitement, stimulating education programs, and a peaceful place to enjoy nature. There is something new to discover on every visit.
National Aquarium
(1)
(15 Miles)
SW Washington
The aquarium features a wide variety of marine life that includes sharks, rays, reptiles and several endangered species. The 70 tanks house sea turtles, American alligators, sharks, piranha and 1,200 other specimens of marine life.
Leesburg Animal Park
(1)
(24 Miles)
Leesburg
Get Up Close and Personal with Exotic & Domestic Animals on 21 acres of fun! Visit Giant Tortoises, Lemurs, and Serval Cats. Feed and pet animals and take a PONY RIDE. Tour the entire Park on a SAFARI wagon ride. Stop by our POND to play, picnic and ...
Baltimore
Currently the Zoo's animal collection encompasses more than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species.One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Baltimore for kids
Thurmont
Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or lion and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, ducks and other curious creatures in the petting area.
Gettysburg
Get up close and personal with our famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends. Races, Displays, and Special Events are sure to delight the kids and "kids at heart".
Bug Box
(60 Miles)
Fredericksburg
Our zoo features exotic insects, arachnids, and crustaceans from around the world. Yikes, we also have a pet snake"Fred", two family member turtles, frogs and toads, Sammy salamander and so much more! And visitors can view hundreds of specimens and s...
Rising Sun
Come see animals like Jimmie the Giraffe, Sis the Tiger, and Zoe the Zebra in a very close and intimate setting; over 130 animals on display.
Luray
Seeing zookeepers interact with animals and know them personally. Having a zookeeper available to answer your questions. Getting Close and personal with animals is something Luray Zoo does best! Have you ever been close enough to a tiger you can cou...
Brandywine Zoo
(97 Miles)
Wilmington
Open year round, the zoo is home to 120 animals representing 56 species on 12 acres.
Space Farms
(98 Miles)
Sussex
Come alive with nature and history. Explore the wild side of Space Farms Zoo and Museum. Space Farms offers educational fun for all ages. Where else can you step back in time and head for the wilderness all in one day?
Salisbury Zoo
(98 Miles)
Salisbury
The Zoo is committed to providing a friendly, relaxing environment where educational and recreational opportunities come together through participation and interaction. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Halifax
Enjoy going round the wildlife park feeding animals out of hand - they also have monkeys bears and an enjoyable safari ride round the park. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Pennsylvania.
Bridgeton
The Cohanzick Zoo, established in 1934, is New Jerseys First Zoo. Located in the beautiful Bridgeton City Park, this little zoo is set on 15 acres and is home to approximately 100 animals. Admission is free!
Media
Take a hayride through the lush fields and orchards; climb aboard the “The Playland Express” train; ride a real pony; visit with the farm animals, catch a big fish in Orchard Lake and play til you drop in the Playland Playground. Plus a thoroughl...
Davis
You're in for an exciting adventure when you enter our 400+ acre park set amidst the oak thickets, limestone outcroppings and the splendor of the beautiful Arbuckle Mountains, whether you are in your own car or aboard our Safari bus. Throughout your...
Elmwood Park Zoo
(121 Miles)
Norristown
The zoo is arranged into different habitats - Bayou, Farmland, Grasslands, South/Central America, Wetlands, Woodlands with over 150 animals in their natural settings
Philadelphia Zoo
(121 Miles)
Philadelphia
By the looks of it, Philly Zoo appears to be one of the best Zoos in the US. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Philadelphia for kids
Moseley
Hop aboard the Safari Train and take a fifteen minute ride into the African Savannah. Get up close and personal with free-ranging animals while receiving a guided tour.
Camden
Some of the exhibits include the massive shark tank, where people can walk through a tube and see the sharks swimming from all angles, a 4-D ride that takes visitors through the sea, as well as the West African River Adventure, where people can see l...
Camden
Features nearly 200000 square feet of sea life and wildlife, located at Camden.
Schnecksville
Home to more than 275 animals representing 70 species from African Penguin to Zebra. Paddle boats and wagon rides available for extra family fun.
Mount Laurel
All visitors enjoy and learn from the many interactive exhibits and the more that 80 birds and animals housed here.
Kingwood
Home to over 30 different species of native and exotic animals from all over the world, and even better you can feed over half the animals in the zoo!
Donegal
Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family experience! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike.
Reptiland
(142 Miles)
Allenwood
Reptiland is a specialized zoo that introduces visitors to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom in a safe, entertaining format. Explore the world of mambas, cobras, vipers, pythons and other rare and beautiful snakes.
Atlantic City
There is a touch tank, as well as fish tanks with exotic fish, lots of activities to keep the kids entertained - let the kids have great fun while learning about the sea and sealife
Brigantine
The Center, which has the privilege of housing the only marine mammal stranding facility within New Jersey, is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of stranded or otherwise stressed marine mammals and sea turtles.
Virginia Zoo
(160 Miles)
Norfolk
Meet over 350 amazing animals. Take a ride on the Zoo train. Explore gorgeous gardens or splash in fountains on pretty days. A fairytale family day.
Jackson
Visit the largest drive-thru safari outside of Africa. This 350-acre wildlife preserve is home to 1,200 animals, including several endangered species.
Natural Bridge
You'll be able to see animals run and frolic with abandon ... or block your path ... or lay flat-out in the sun ... the choice will be theirs; they are free to roamno pacing back and forth in front of a barred exhibit!
Popcorn Park Zoo
(161 Miles)
Forked River
Popcorn Park Zoo is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds. You may be greeted at the gate by a gaggle of geese, but soon you will see a marvelous array of animals including...
Natural Bridge
Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!
Virginia Beach
Check out our hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. Plus you won't want to miss the 3D IMAX Theater. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Virginia beach for kids.
Bear Path Acres
(176 Miles)
Franklin
An animal sanctuary with native wildlife, exotics from all over the world, plus reptiles and farm animals. You can feed the horses, sheep, llama, and goats, pet the rabbits and play with the ferrets!
Pittsburgh Zoo
(176 Miles)
Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is home to thousands of amazing animals representing more than four hundred species, including 22 threatened or endangered species. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids...
National Aviary
(179 Miles)
Pittsburgh
Houses a diverse collection comprising more than 600 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild.
Animaland
(181 Miles)
Wellsbro
Home to over 200 exotic, wild, and domestic animals. Enjoy a stroll on a beautifully landscaped path through 12 acres of exhibits such as exotic cats, monkeys, kangaroos, and many others.
Lake Ariel
Get CLOSE to the Animals at the "Zoo-in-the-Woods!" Upon entering the park you will receive a schedule sheet telling the times of all animal shows, Dino Digs, and giraffe and parrot feedings.
Turtleback Zoo
(192 Miles)
West Orange
500 animals of 200 different species plus loads of extra fun like pony ride and train rides. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Jersey
Rock Cave
The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a modern zoological facility displaying native and introduced state wildlife. The Wildlife Center is dedicated to presenting visitors a realistic and factual understanding of our state's wildlife. Woodland w...
Staten Island
The Staten Island Zoo was the first zoo anywhere to exhibit all the 32 varieties of rattlesnakes known to occur in the United States. Through wildlife exhibitions, promotion of species conservation and educational programs, it's an instrument for inf...
Mill Mountain Zoo
(1)
(197 Miles)
Roanoke
is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo offers year round educational and recreational opportunities.
Coney Island
With exhibits featuring over 8,000 animals, the Aquarium offers diversity, superb viewing, and world-renowned scientific expertise that assures a rewarding experience and the knowledge that people can make a difference in the ocean world around them....
Good Zoo
(199 Miles)
County Wheeling
Visitors of all ages will find something pleasing at our zoo which is dedicated to the memory of a seven-year-old boy named Philip Mayer Good, who loved nature. Come visit our new Outback Exhibit, featuring kangaroos and wallabies.
Brooklyn
Youngsters can meet prairie dogs nose-to-nose, and walk among wallabies. The Animal Lifestyles building's centerpiece is a spectacular habitat for baboons.
Central Park Zoo
(205 Miles)
Manhattan
From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat encounter fascinating animals from all over the globe plus Tisch Children's Zoo lets little animal lovers meet gentle creatures up close.
Bergen County Zoo
(1)
(208 Miles)
Paramus
The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. While a visit to the zoo is always fun and educational ...
Flushing
Exhibit updates have given the Queens Zoo the feel of a national park - albeit a small one. The zoo perimeter is a pathway that leads visitors to pockets of wild habitats, from the Great Plains to the rocky California coast to a Northeast forest. At ...
Bronx Zoo
(212 Miles)
Bronx
The Bronx Zoo’s world-class exhibits such as Congo Gorilla Forest, the Wild Asia Monorail, Tiger Mountain, and our newest exhibit, Madagascar!, get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas.

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