North Carolina Zoo | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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The North Carolina Zoo is the

North Carolina Zoo

4401 Zoo Parkway Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone: 800-488-0444 | 336-879-7000

The North Carolina Zoo is the world's largest zoo with over five miles of shaded pathways. Featuring animals from Africa, North America and global regions, it is a place like no other. The North Carolina Zoo provides families with unlimited possibilities for memorable experiences with the Zoo's 1,600 animals plus unique offerings such as an endangered species Carousel, the exciting Air Hike ropes course and Zoofari, an African wildlife adventure tour. Among the Zoo's more popular animals are its polar bears, seals, elephants, rhinoceros, lions, chimpanzees, gorillas, giraffes, zebras, alligators, grizzly bears and tropical birds. The North Carolina Zoo is an international leader in wildlife conservation, working in North Carolina and around the world to save species. The highly-trained Zoo staff demonstrates a world-renowned philosophy of conservation while providing for the welfare and care of animals here and around the world. Open year-round. Visit for more information.

Information & Amenities
Age Range:All Ages
Discounts:Military, Senior Citizen, Student
Facility Amenities:Brochures Available, Catering, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on site, Picnic Area, Restaurant on site, Tours, Vending Machines
General Information:Dates Closed: Open all year except Christmas Day., Hours of Operation: April-October 9am-5pm November-March 9am-4pm
Time to Experience:3-4 hours, Full Day
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