Zoos in Colorado
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center: Westminster, CO 80020
The Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with hands-on fun to teach visitors about invertebrates, science and conservation. Our interactive exhibits are geared primarily towards families with kids ages 2 to 12 years old, but people of all ages embrace the beauty and wonder of our tropical conservatory filled with 1,200 free-flying butterflies imported from around the globe.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
A visit to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo doesn't have to take all day—or even a half-day. Stop in for an hour or two for a wildly-interactive, animal-watching, outdoor-loving good time.
Colorado Gator Farm: Colorado Gators, 9162 County Road 9 North, Mosca, CO 81146
See the BIGGEST alligators in the West!
Colorado's Ocean Journey: DENVER
RESTAURANT: (Landry's) An underwater Dining Adventure
Denver Zoo: 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205
Denver Zoo is home to nearly 4,000 animals representing over 700 species and is one of the most popular zoos in the United States.
Greenway and Nature Center of Pueblo: 5200 Nature Center Rd., Pueblo, CO, 81003
The Greenway & Nature Center of Pueblo is located in beautiful Rock Canyon on the banks of the Arkansas River. A delicate blend of aquatic, riparian, transition and semiarid grassland habitats provide homes to a wealth of plants and animals. The Grounds suit a variety of activities which include; picnicking, wildlife viewing, fishing, kayaking and nature walks under the Cottonwoods. Miles of earth trails make a great location for horseback riding or bicycling.
Idea Wild: 420 Riddle Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80521
IDEA WILD is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Biodiversity by definition is the variety of life on earth including all plants, animals, fungi and microorganisms. IDEA WILD believes all life forms have intrinsic value and likely benefit humankind in numerous ways.
Pueblo Zoo in Pueblo: 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005
The Zoo is home to over 400 animals of 130 species. You will enjoy strolling through beautifully landscaped grounds that lead you to Serengeti Safari, North American Grasslands, the Australian Outback, and on an Asian Adventure. Visit the tropical rain forest and the only underwater viewing of penguins in Colorado at the Ecocenter.
Western Colorado Botanical Gardens & Butterfly House: 641 Struthers Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Spend some time at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens learning and "growing" with our Summer and Fall classes.
Wild Animal Sanctuary (Rocky Mountain Wildlife Conservation Center): 1946 WCR 53, Keenesburg, CO 80643
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Conservation Center - now operating as “The Wild Animal Sanctuary”- is located just outside of Denver, CO and is a state and federally licensed zoological facility. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (tax deductible) and operate with your donations and the help of very dedicated people who volunteer their time. We have been rescuing exotic wildlife and endangered species since 1980, and are currently home to more than 155 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Jaguars, Leopards, Mountain Lions, Lynx, Bobcats, Servals, Wolves, and other wildlife.