Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma City

#1 of 118 in Parks in Oklahoma
Must see · Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
See the exotic species, marvel at the butterfly exhibit, and enjoy the botanical garden at Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden. Along with animals from all over the world like tigers, elephants, and giraffes, the zoo hosts a wide selection of species native to Oklahoma, from bears and alligators, to birds and bats. You can walk around, hop on one of the train rides, or take a boat tour on Zoo Lake. The zoo especially focuses on opportunities for children to learn about wildlife while playing and interacting with the animals. During the hot summer months, a lot of the activities include splashing water, so consider bringing a spare set of clothes for the kids. Add Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden to your Oklahoma City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Oklahoma City itinerary maker site.
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  • The zoo is nice with an extensive collection but they have some renovations going on that made it look like a bit of a work in progress.  more »
  • I have been to many zoos in the US and abroad, and the Oklahoma City Zoo was one of the nicest zoos. At first, it does not seem too big, but if you want to see everything and read all the...  more »
  • The zoo is always fun, even during a pandemic.
  • Overall it is a great zoo. There are quite a bit of animals. I would say that is is up there with Houston and Ft. Worth zoos. The San Diego zoo is still the best I've seen so far if you have the chance to go but for the Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma area you can't go wrong. The layout is not bad and the animals are active. It's definitely a fun day trip.
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