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Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, California 90027 USA

1,894 Reviews
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Opens Mon 10a
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  • Public
  • Outdoor
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“Nurturing wildlife!”

The Los Angeles Zoo, founded in 1966, is a 113 acre zoo located in Los Angeles, California. The City of Los Angeles owns the entire zoo, its land and facilities, and the animals. Animal care, grounds maintenance, construction, education, public information, and administrative staff are city employees. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants. The Zoo receives over 1.5 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles. 

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Brooke M.

I have never been to a zoo! This was my first time! I've always wanted to see a giraffe and elephant up close. It felt so surreal and beautiful at the same time. I met a few of the zoo... Read more

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Nica L.

Drove over an hour to go to the zoo yesterday and there were protesters outside the front gates yelling about animals in jail. It was upsetting to the kids and they didn't want to go in. Would... Read more

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Eleni M.

They have some great exhibits! Easy to walk around with your little ones. Lots to see and do. Open spaces for kids to run around. Merry-go-round has a wonderful view of the park. You must see the... Read more

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, California
90027 USA
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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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