Los Angeles Zoo
Went to the LA Zoo last weekend!
The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens opened on November 28, 1966. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants.
The Zoo receives over 1.5 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles.
Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm daily, closed December 25.
Admission: General Admission: Adults, $14.00 – Children (2-12), $9.00, under 2 free – Senior Citizens (62 and older) $11.00
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) member: Free
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Directions: It’s so close to us! The Los Angeles Zoo is located at the northeast corner of Griffith Park at the junction of the I-5 (Golden State) and the 134 (Ventura) freeways. The Zoo is directly across from the Autry Museum of Western Heritage.