Zoos in Washington

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Good Zoo
(22 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.
Pittsburgh
Houses a diverse collection comprising more than 600 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild.
Pittsburgh Zoo
(27 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...
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.
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!
Noahs Lost Ark
(69 Miles)
Berlin Center
Noahs Lost Ark offer the chance to see and interact with some of the most amazing animals that inhabit the earth. Through tours offered to school children, groups and the general public, thousands of people are educated each year about the plight of ...
Vienna
Feed over 350 animals. Camels, zebra, bison, waterbuffalo, ostrich and antelope are just a few of the creatures from 6 continents you will experience on safari.
The Wilds
(82 Miles)
Cumberland
The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres in southeast Ohio, it is home to rare and endangered species from around the world living in natural, open-range habitat, a...
Akron Zoo
(92 Miles)
Akron
When you visit the zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars and Komodo dragons. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Cleveland
One of Cleveland’s most popular attractions and foremost conservation organizations, with 3,000 animals representing 600 species.
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...
Erie Zoo
(133 Miles)
Erie
11 beautifully themed and landscaped gardens, plus nearly 400 animals representing 100 species with self guided or ranger led educational tours. Carousel and train ride also available.
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...
Powell
A beautiful world of adventure home to more than 9,000 animals that are just waiting to be visited!
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".
Leesburg Animal Park
(1)
(160 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 ...
African Safari
(165 Miles)
Port Clinton
Come for a day of fun, education, and entertainment. Home of over 400 beautiful and exotic animals on the 100-acre preserve. You will view and may feed the animals from the comfort of your vehicle.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Reptiland
(187 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.
National Zoo
(190 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
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(193 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.
Bug Box
(198 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...
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
Toledo Zoo
(201 Miles)
Toledo
With over 5,300 animals representing over 760 species, The Toledo Zoo is one of the worlds most complete zoos it's also the regions top family destination! One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Toledo for ki...
Mill Mountain Zoo
(1)
(201 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.
Varysburg
Tours, safaris and sleigh rides to take you over 2 miles of trails with new animals and unexpected sights at every turn. Unpredictable and exciting for children, with great seasonal offerings.
Buffalo Zoo
(204 Miles)
Buffalo
Offers guests fascinating animal exhibits, naturalistic wildlife habitats, beautiful garden areas and an environment that is full of fun, adventure and history. Open year round.
Niagara Falls
From sea lion training sessions to shark feeding frenzies the kids will be captivated the whole way round.
The Detroit Zoo
(219 Miles)
Royal Oak
Learn about the Detroit Zoo's mission, the SSP program and the orgin of the animals at the Zoo. You'll see how the Zoo participates in world and state conservation efforts and the role of the Zoo in reintroduction of species throughtout the state.
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.
Max Meadows
Fort Chiswell Animal Park is a free-range zoo located on 45 acres just off Exit 80 on I-81/I-77. The zoo is home to animals from six continents and has become a favorite destination for families, schools, churches, and group travel tours due to the h...
Ann Arbor
Domino's Petting Farm is conveniently located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a perfect setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. Come join us for a fun-filled day. Pet our animals, including our many rare breeds, and e...
Ann Arbor
The Creature Conservancy
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.
Cincinnati
Over 1.2 million people visit the Cincinnati Zoo's award-winning exhibits annually and was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the "Top Ten Bes...
Newport Aquarium
(238 Miles)
Newport
Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive shows and "meet the biologist" sessions every day. V...
Ann Arbor
An indoor zoo experience featuring impressive and unusual reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and other exhibits. The Center's primary objectives are education and conservation.
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.
Slade
There are few reptile collections that can compare to the diversity of animals on display at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo. Animals on exhibit range from an 18 foot reticulated python, our largest resident, to many types of venomous snakes such as cobras,...
Ridgeway
Amazing Interactive Animal Experience! All tours by appointment so you can touch & hold the animals! Petting Ranch Critters like you have never had in your life! Come visit exotic and domestic animals! Cuddle a Mountain Coatimundi! Kiss a Potbelly P...
Seneca Park Zoo
(249 Miles)
Rochester
An expansive zoo experience with a friendly local park feel, top exhibits include the penguin pool, the cougar viewing tunnel and the rare white rhinos.
Brandywine Zoo
(250 Miles)
Wilmington
Open year round, the zoo is home to 120 animals representing 56 species on 12 acres.
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...
Elmwood Park Zoo
(259 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
Rising Sun
Dedicated to the preservation of North American wildlife and is not limited to wolves. Visit with a range of contented predators recovering in excellent habitats.
Brookville
Amazing location where one may enter the enclosures and interact with the wolves! Really!

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