Akron Zoo

akron-zoo-grizzly-bearsAdmission to the Akron Zoo is $12/adult, $10/senior and $9 for kids 2-14 years old.

  • Open daily year round: April thru October from 10am – 5pm and from November thru March from 11am to 4pm. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Location: (Map It) 500 Edgewood Avenue in Akron, Ohio
  • Phone: 330-375-2550
  • Web: www.akronzoo.org/

The Akron Zoo, just west of downtown Akron, has six diverse themed areas visitors have a chance to explore and experience over 700 animals and a variety of 90 different species. This particular zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is involved in breeding programs to save endangered creatures. Animal exhibits feature grizzly bears, snow leopards, jaguars, endangered Humboldt penguins, Sumatran tigers and Komodo dragons. These 6 attractions- Legends of the Wild Komodo Kingdom, Jellies Rhythm in the Blue, Penguin Point Farmland, Wild Prairie and Lehner Family Zoo Garden, and Tiger Valley each represent specific regions of the world, making your trip a complete global adventure.