Zoo Knoxville, formerly known as the Knoxville Zoo, is a 53-acre (21 ha) zoo located just east of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, near exit 392 off Interstate 40. via
How many hours do people spend at the zoo?
With children, it could take a few hours to all day to see everything, go on rides, attend shows, etc. For adults just walking through exhibit areas, the full zoo can be seen in about 2-3 hours. via
Which zoo is better Knoxville or Chattanooga?
Which zoo is better: Zoo Knoxville or the Chattanooga Zoo? Zoo Knoxville offers way more animals and activities. However, the Chattanooga zoo has its pros as well. via
How much does it cost to go to the Knoxville Zoo?
Adults $19.95, seniors (65+) $16.95, children (2-12) $16.95, children under 2 admitted free. Parking is $5 per vehicle. via
Can you bring food into the Knoxville Zoo?
You can bring in outside food. Only things not allowed are lids, straws, and glass bottles. However, there are several eateries inside the zoo. No outside food and drinks are allowed. via
Did the Knoxville Zoo ever have polar bears?
A marine animal center, we had polar bears and people still ask about them, but they were in really horrible conditions like a concrete pit,” said New. New has been with the zoo since the 1990s. Once that is complete, the zoo will turn its attention to one of its oldest areas. via
Can you buy zoo tickets at Kroger?
Some zoos partner with Kroger grocery stores to sell tickets — sometimes as a discount. Ticket availability varies by store location and season. Kroger stores in Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio, sell zoo tickets. via
What is the difference between San Diego Zoo and Safari?
San Diego Zoo is near downtown San Diego and is home more to more animals in a smaller space. San Diego Zoo Safari Park is located in Escondido and focuses more on larger African and Asian animals because it has significantly more acreage. via
What time does the safari park open?
Summer/Fall Hours (September 3–November 28): 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Fall Hours/Thanksgiving Weekend (November 29–December 1): 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Fall/Winter Hours (December 2–25): 9 a.m.–5 p.m. via
Which zoo is better in Tennessee?
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Zoo continues to rank among the top zoos in the nation. Fodor's Travel, the leading name in travel guides for almost 80 years, named the Memphis Zoo one of the Top 10 zoos in the country. via
Is Nashville or Memphis Zoo better?
The Memphis Zoo has a much wider variety of large animals, while the Nashville Zoo has a lot of smaller animals and birds. The large cats are in heavily wooded natural enclosures, which is better for them but makes them hard to see. via
Can I get a discount at the zoo with food stamps?
By showing your photo ID and EBT card, you can receive free or reduced admission to a variety of fun and educational locations such as museums and zoos. Some zoos will even allow you to purchase memberships at a discount with your EBT card. via
Does Knoxville Zoo serve alcohol?
Senate passes bill allowing Zoo Knoxville to serve alcohol. The zoo hopes to host more fundraising events at which alcohol could be purchased. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. It allows the sale of alcohol on zoo property during regular operating hours. via
Do teachers get in free at the Knoxville Zoo?
Throughout the year teachers can visit the Knoxville Zoo for half-off a regular ticket price. You must present your school ID for the discount to be applied. via