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Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa

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#2 of 9 in Zoos & Aquariums in Oklahoma
From bears and elephants, to exotic birds and reptiles, you can see species from all over the world at Tulsa Zoo. Spanning 34 hectares (85 acres), this award-winning zoo is one of the largest in the United States and houses more than 2,000 animals. A non-profit, the zoo is regularly involved in conservation, preservation, and educational programs. Take a train ride through the facility, or enjoy a tour via camel. At the gem dig, you can try your hand at finding buried treasure, and kids can get up close to sheep, goats, and pigs at the petting zoo. Other amenities include gift shops, concession carts, and a restaurant. Daily chats with the keepers and animal feeding tours are available. Check online for the feeding and demonstration schedule. Put Tulsa Zoo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tulsa trip itinerary planning app .
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  • Family outing and the weather was amazing! Just the right temperature and all the animals were active and entertaining! The baby giraffe was so cute and playful. The brown bear was chilling and posing...  more »
  • The layout of this zoo is wonderful and it flows so well. The variety of animals is amazing. A visitor could easily spend an entire day here. And the train ride is nice as well.  more »
  • This is a wonderful zoo that is easily walked with children. The zoo management is excellent at keeping up the grounds and the exhibits.  more »
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  • Kids and adults alike will love the Tulsa Zoo! The animals are wonderful, of course. The new Lost Kingdom exhibit is great! The zoo is still small enough to walk around without getting exhausted. Refreshments and meals available at the grill in the park. But! There are other programs available! I was able to stay overnight with a small group as part of the "ickyology" presentation! My kids loved the night hike through the park and being able to see the animals that are usually nocturnal. The staff is pleasant and very knowledgeable. They are open to questions about the animals. It was a great experience and I am blessed to have one of the nation's top zoos in close proximity to my city! I recommend the Tulsa Zoo to anyone; with or without kids! Seeing the way we can commit to conservatism and protect the animals is valuable to our future!
  • I have been going to this zoo since I was a child. Took my now grown children there when they were young and now still enjoy going often and became members. It is not perfect but it is a really nice zoo with some wonderful exhibits. The trainers do a talk and show of sorts with the sea lions and with the penguins so check the board for times on those so you don't miss it. For a smaller town this zoo had done an amazing job with the space they have. Well worth spending a day there. Also if you like photographing animals there are countless photo ops for some great animal photography.
  • We had an absolute great time at the Tulsa Zoo! Great weather. The animals were actually out and about doing their thing. Kids enjoyed it. Love the new exhibits that added. Hope they can do more to update the park to give the animals more place.
  • I love zoos, I always have. Some of my earliest childhood memories are of going to the Oklahoma City Zoo. But I had never been to the Tulsa Zoo, even though I always wanted to, I just never had the chance. Until last year. I have to say that it is a wonderful zoo, with a wide variety of animals, with an excellently thawed out ground plan, and interesting ways of exhibiting their animals. If you're looking for a good zoo to go to, this is a great one.
  • I went with my boyfriend and 14 year old son. It was a very nice zoo! It took us 3 hours that did not include if we did camel rides or train etc so could take 4 plus hours. It had great indoor and outdoor areas. The animals were very up close. I can't wait to go back again. It was my first time.
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