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 .
Tulsa Zoo Reviews
We loved this zoo. Having read some negative reviews we would like to address them. “Small enclosures with no enrichment”... The enclosures are great, the white tail deer looked at home, the jaguar wa... more »
We spent the day wandering around the zoo. We were pleasantly surprised. The zoo is layed out really nice. The exhibits and people were great. Check it out! more »
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.
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