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Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park

301 North Holtzclaw Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37404
Tel: (423)697-1322
Website: http://www.chattzoo.org

Come visit! Get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals or take a ride on the endangered species carousel. It's all here for you at the Chattanooga Zoo!


Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Place Memphis, TN 38112
Tel: (901)333-6500
Website: http://www.memphiszoo.org

The Memphis Zoo, located in Memphis, TN, is home to more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species. Recently named as one of the top zoos in the country by TripAdvisor and USA Today, the Memphis Zoo has completed over $93 million in renovation and expansion since the early 1990s. The Zoo's animal inhabitants reside in one-of-a-kind exhibitry, such as Once Upon A Farm, Commercial Appeal Cat Country, Primate Canyon, Animals of the Night, Northwest Passage, Teton Trek and CHINA-home to giant pandas YaYa and LeLe. The Zoo was founded in 1906 and resides on 70 acres in the middle of Overton Park. The Memphis Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


Nashville Zoo, Inc.

3777 Nolensville Pike Nashville, TN 37211
Tel: (615)833-1534
Website: http://www.nashvillezoo.org

Nashville Zoo offers nearly 350 different species thriving in beautifully natural habitats along cool, wooded pathways. Experience up close encounters with clouded leopards and red pandas along Bamboo Trail, walk through Kangaroo Kickabout, see elephants and giraffes grazing on African savannahs, wander through Flamingo Lagoon and discover amazing creatures in the Unseen New World. You can also monkey around on a 66,000-square-foot Jungle Gym, take a spin on the Wild Animal Carousel, ride the Wilderness Express train or be surrounded by more than 50 Australian parrots at Lorikeet Landing. Answer the call of the wild, and visit Nashville’s number one attraction…Nashville Zoo!


Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg

88 River Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Tel: (865)430-8808
Website: http://www.ripleysaquariumofthesmokies.com/


Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga

One Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37401
Tel: (800)262-0695
Website: http://www.tnaqua.org

Explore a cove forest where otters play. Feel steam rise in a delta swamp where alligators lurk. Visit a tropical island, touch a stingray and surround yourself with butterflies. Playful penguins dive into and rocket out of the water. Stand in the shadows of sharks overhead while thousands of reef creatures dart through amazing coral formations. After visiting the Aquarium’s two buildings, take a cruise into “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon” aboard the River Gorge Explorer. An Aquarium naturalist points out wildlife and historic points of interest during each excursion. Aquarium opens daily at 10am. The last ticket is sold at 6pm. Self-guided tour lasts approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours.


Tennessee Safari Park, Alamo

637 Conley Road Alamo, TN 38001
Tel: (731) 696-4423
Website: http://www.tennesseesafaripark.com

One of the largest collections of zoo animals in the state, with a 3.5 mile drive through among animals from around the world. Also a walk through area. Over 100 types of animals.


Zoo Knoxville

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
Tel: (865)637-5331 (329)
Website: http://www.knoxville-zoo.org

Ranked as one of the top “Things to Do” in Knoxville by TripAdvisor.com, Zoo Knoxville takes visitors on a wildly fun journey across all continents to experience the diversity of the world’s wildlife. Home to the world’s top breeding program for endangered red pandas as well as some of the rarest reptiles on Earth. The Zoo also has indoor places that inspire creative play at Wee Play Adventure presented by Pilot Flying J, cool outdoor fun at the Clayton Safari Splash, a safari-themed water play area, and The Clayton Family Kids Cove, a turn-of-the-19th century-inspired play area with places to climb, dig and explore.

 

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Note: The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald is not open to the public.