National Zoological Park, Washington DC

3.5
#3 of 37 in Parks in Washington DC
Take a trip to National Zoological Park, home to about 1,800 animals of 300 different species--including its famous giant pandas. The nation's zoo covers 66 hectares (163 acres) with habitats for lions, bald eagles, poisonous frogs, Asian elephants, meerkats, orangutans, pythons, sloth bears, and more. Volunteers in red shirts are on hand around the zoo for advice and information about the animals. If you get hungry, you can choose from several food outlets or bring your own picnic. You can plan Washington DC trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Admission is free but for everything they want to charge the parking lot I suggest you pre-pay it in advance because the parking lots are quickly filled. On site the parking leaves 25 slates if you buy it on page 33 but you secure your place The best letters are the A and the B the map is charged 5 dors The movies 10 dors You leave without problem enter with food and drink There are 2 small places of games for the children but one of them is in full sun (next to lq farm) The most beautiful of the park are the pandas For lunch there are very few tables and surrounded by quite a few bees Anyway it is highly recommended for children but you have to walk quite a lot and in the middle of summer there is p geese shady areas and there is no water game or even one of jumping water. Wearing a hat for children
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  • I have to assume that the people who rated this zoo highly have not been to; many zoos. My wife is a zoo fanatic and she was really excited to visit the national zoo. We were disappointed. In the zoo'...  more »
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