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National Zoological Park, Washington DC

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Take a trip to National Zoological Park, home to about 1,800 animals of 300 different species--including its famous giant pandas. The nation's zoo covers 66 hectares (163 acres) with habitats for lions, bald eagles, poisonous frogs, Asian elephants, meerkats, orangutans, pythons, sloth bears, and more. Volunteers in red shirts are on hand around the zoo for advice and information about the animals. If you get hungry, you can choose from several food outlets or bring your own picnic. Plan to visit National Zoological Park during your Washington DC vacation using our convenient Washington DC trip itinerary maker.
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  • What a great way to spend the day!!! With no admission price, its a must do for the nature enthusiast. Not only are there great exhibits but plenty of fantastic plants and trees. I appreciated seeing ...  read more »
  • We loved visiting the zoo. It is free and well maintained. The only down side, in the hot summer, is the hill! The zoo is built on the hillside. The main entrance is on the top of the hill and you win...  read more »
  • Visiting Washington to see all the tourist sites and the Mall and Smithsonian are the main draws. The Zoo is very good, even more so when you consider its free. I have visited a lot of Zoo's in the U....  read more »
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