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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
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  • Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 09/11/2016 - 09/11/2016

    Hours 5K at 8 a.m., 10K at 9 a.m.


    Sponsored by Ford Motor Company, the event includes a 5K run, 10K run, Too Wild! 5K + 10K combo and noncompetitive 1.5-mile fun walk. Runners in the 5K and 10K events will start at the Zoo's 10 Mile Road ... read more

  • Wild Summer Nights, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 07/06/2016 - 08/31/2016

    Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesdays


    The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Zoo's Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wild ... read more

  • Senior Day | FREE Zoo Admission, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 09/07/2016 - 09/07/2016

    Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


    Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 7. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver will receive free admission, ... read more


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