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Akron Zoo

500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, Ohio 44307-2199 USA

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“Nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals!”

When you visit the Akron Zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars, red pandas, Komodo dragons and many more. The Akron Zoo is a 50-acre (20 ha) non-profit zoo located just west of downtown in Akron, Ohio, United States. The Akron Zoo is home to over 700 animals representing over 90 different species and it has over 1 million visitors annually. The animal exhibits are divided into six different themed areas containing animals from different regions of the world. The zoo is the most visited attraction in Summit County and rated in the top 10% of all zoos and aquariums in the United States. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). As an AZA member, Akron Zoo participates in breeding programs to save endangered species.

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Tatiana Danger

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  • 1,169 Reviews
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August 31, 2014
Rated 4.0

On April 14, 2014 two adorable snow cubs were born here. They're currently on exhibit, and they are incredibly cute!

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Mike G

  • 23 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
September 06, 2015
Rated 5.0

Every exhibit is good. Penguins and grizzly bears are a must see!

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Akron Zoo

500 Edgewood Ave
Akron, Ohio
44307-2199 USA


Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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