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Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248-541-5717

An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.

Restaurant On Site, Continental Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Charge for Parking, Free Parking, Internet Access
Distance from Downtown Detroit
14 miles
Distance from Metro Airport
30 miles
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa


  • Dinosauria , Detroit Zoo

    Dates 05/22/2015 - 09/07/2015

    Hours Contact us for details


    Animatronic dinosaurs roar, spew smoke and entertain in this visiting exhibit to the Detroit Zoo. Prehistoric times! Forty life-like animatronic dinosaurs that snarl and move-and some that spit-will take ... read more

  • Sunset at the Zoo - Summer Chill, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 06/12/2015 - 06/12/2015

    Hours 7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

    Summer Chill

    This 21-and-over fundraising gala will be celebrating the zoo's Polk Conservation Center. The evening will feature an exquisite strolling supper and desserts by more than 40 of metro Detroit's finest ... read more

  • Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 09/13/2015 - 09/13/2015

    Hours Call for details

    Run Wild

    The event includes 5K and 10K runs as well as a noncompetitive 1.5-mile Fun Walk. Runners in the 5K and 10K events start at the Zoo’s Ten Mile Road entrance and wind through the scenic streets of ... read more

  • Zoo Boo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 10/03/2015 - 10/31/2015

    Hours Contact us for details

    Zoo Boo

    The Detroit Zoo's annual merry-not-scary Zoo Boo features a festival decorated half-mile trick-or-treat trail through half-mile trick-or-treat through the front of the park. Rain or shine. ... read more


Travel Tip

“The lemurs [at the Detroit Zoo] are my favorite ... the way they jump and run and swing around ... and have you ever heard them scream, oh boy!” – Cathy H.

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