“connecting you with animals”
Located in beautiful Julia Davis Park, in the heart of Downtown Boise, Zoo Boise is one of the most popular attractions in Southern Idaho as well as a living science facility that is home to more than 201 animals from 83 various species. Zoo Boise connects our visitors with animals to inspire and involve our community in the conservation of wildlife worldwide. Zoo Boise is a service of the City of Boise and is supported by the Friends of Zoo Boise, a 501(c)(3) membership organization that supports Zoo Boise in the area of animal acquisition, capitolimprovement projects, education programs, volunteer opportunities, andspecial events. The goal of each of these components is to increasepublic awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the zoo, wild animals,animal habitats, species conservation and the environment. Zoo Boise is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things.
The exhibits are really well designed for zoo attendees and animals alike. It's smaller than many other zoos I've been to, but it's very clean and there's plenty to do and see for both kids and adults. It wasn't very busy either!
I loved it. I have been to the following zoos: LA Zoo, Portland Zoo, Denver Zoo, and now the Boise Zoo. The Boise Zoo is one of the nicest. The zoo itself is beautiful, the animals are exotic and there are plenty of fun photo opportunities to be had. We had a great time. Loved feeding the domestic, super sweet goats.
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