The Dallas Zoo is located 3 miles from downtown Dallas, Texas and consists of 106 acres of fun for families to enjoy.
This zoo was established in the late 1800's, and is the oldest and largest zoo in the state of Texas. Consisting of over 2,000 animals, this zoo is not only a fun experience, but is also an educational experience for children and adults alike.
There are two major regions of the zoo consisting of the ZooNorth and Wilds of Africa. Visitors can enjoy seeing the endangered tigers along with penguins and koalas and African Safari animals. Getting the opportunity to see animals such as crocodiles and gorillas up close is a real treat. The zoo boasts a multitude of species of animals throughout the entire park where everyone can enjoy learning about the animals and seeing them close up and personal. Many events are also held at the zoo such as concert series, running events such as 5K runs, Halloween nights, fundraisers, and Dollar Day, which allows visitors to enjoy the zoo at a low cost.
The Dallas Zoo is one of kind and is a place where everyone in the area should visit in order to view animals they would never get an opportunity to see in real life. This zoo is an adventure for everyone no matter your age. Learning about the endangered species and their habitats is an eye-opening experience and one that the Dallas Zoo offers. This is a zoo that gives back to the conservation of animals just giving you another reason to visit.