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Akron Zoo - You've Never Been This Close!


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500 Edgewood Ave.
Akron, OH 44307
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site info@akronzoo.org

Call: 300-375-2550


Akron Zoo - You've Never Been This Close!


(??.? miles from you)

500 Edgewood Ave.
Akron, OH 44307
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Come nose-to-nose with over 1000 unique animals from around the world at the Akron Zoo, whose mission since 1953 has been to connect your life with wildlife.

Themed areas will take your imagination on a journe

Explore Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia, which recreates southeast Asia, and hear the low, baritone bellow of tiger growls. Swing through Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge, home to Grizzly Bears and other species native to Northeast Ohio. 

The zoo also boasts a beautiful botanical garden, a five-star café, rides, and play areas for children and hosts several events throughout the year for all ages. Looking for a fun family event or an adults-only night of fun? The Akron Zoo has it all!

Become an Akron Zoo member for free general admission, discounted event tickets, and special members-only after-hours events. 

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Why You Should Go...

Come nose-to-nose with over 1000 unique animals from around the world at the Akron Zoo, whose mission since 1953 has been to connect your life with wildlife.

Themed areas will take your imagination on a journey around the world. Visit Landon & Cynthia Knight Pride of Africa and experience the beauty and mystery of the savannas of Kenya - the land of the regal African lion.

Explore Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia, which recreates southeast Asia, and hear the low, baritone bellow of tiger growls. Swing through Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge, home to Grizzly Bears and other species native to Northeast Ohio. 

The zoo also boasts a beautiful botanical garden, a five-star café, rides, and play areas for children and hosts several events throughout the year for all ages. Looking for a fun family event or an adults-only night of fun? The Akron Zoo has it all!

Become an Akron Zoo member for free general admission, discounted event tickets, and special members-only after-hours events. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 11:00 am

11:00am - 4:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Paid On-site

Available: Café, Restaurant, Concessions, Vending Machines, Stroller Rentals, Family Restroom, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Bike Storage

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Insider Info

Parking prices (and some event prices) are less expensive online than at the door and may allow you to skip the line upon entry

Animals are most active when the zoo first opens since they are just waking up for the day.

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing as most of the park is outdoors.

The Akron Zoo is open year-round, seven days a week.
Winter Hours (November – March): 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Summer Hours (April – October): 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Akron Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Fun Facts

When the Akron Zoo first opened in 1953, it was called the Akron Children’s Zoo, and the whole park had a Mother Goose theme.

The Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo that strives to inspire lifelong learning and conservation action. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The AZA has more than 200 accredited members and is a leader in global wildlife conservation.

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Why You Should Go...

Come nose-to-nose with over 1000 unique animals from around the world at the Akron Zoo, whose mission since 1953 has been to connect your life with wildlife.

Themed areas will take your imagination on a journey around the world. Visit Landon & Cynthia Knight Pride of Africa and experience the beauty and mystery of the savannas of Kenya - the land of the regal African lion.

Explore Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia, which recreates southeast Asia, and hear the low, baritone bellow of tiger growls. Swing through Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge, home to Grizzly Bears and other species native to Northeast Ohio. 

The zoo also boasts a beautiful botanical garden, a five-star café, rides, and play areas for children and hosts several events throughout the year for all ages. Looking for a fun family event or an adults-only night of fun? The Akron Zoo has it all!

Become an Akron Zoo member for free general admission, discounted event tickets, and special members-only after-hours events. 

More...

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 11:00 am

11:00am - 4:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Paid On-site

Available: Café, Restaurant, Concessions, Vending Machines, Stroller Rentals, Family Restroom, Wheelchairs, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Bike Storage

How You Can Follow...

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Parking prices (and some event prices) are less expensive online than at the door and may allow you to skip the line upon entry

Animals are most active when the zoo first opens since they are just waking up for the day.

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing as most of the park is outdoors.

The Akron Zoo is open year-round, seven days a week.
Winter Hours (November – March): 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Summer Hours (April – October): 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Akron Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Fun Facts

When the Akron Zoo first opened in 1953, it was called the Akron Children’s Zoo, and the whole park had a Mother Goose theme.

The Akron Zoo is a non-profit, world conservation zoo that strives to inspire lifelong learning and conservation action. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The AZA has more than 200 accredited members and is a leader in global wildlife conservation.

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