The San Diego Zoo is arguably the most popular zoo in the world. It is truly an amazing place to visit.
The Zoo is located in downtown San Diego in Balboa Park. It is larger than 100 acres, has more than 800 species of animals and more than 4,000 total animals. The Amphibians, Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Insect come from locations all over the world like Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America & Caribbean, Europe, North America, The Pacific Islands and South America. They also come from different climates throughout the world like Deserts, Oceans, Coastlines, Prairies, Rivers, Lakes, Wetlands, Temperate Forests, Tropical Rain Forests and the Tundra (just to name a few!).
San Diego Zoo Hours:
The San Diego Zoo is open every day of the year, including all holidays!
When you plan your next visit to the zoo be sure to check out the hours of operation. The park hours change per season.
The hours for 2012 are as follows:
- Winter Hours (through March 11): 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Winter/Spring Hours (March 12–30): 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
- Spring Break Hours (March 31–April 15): 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
- Spring Hours (April 16–June 15): 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
- Spring Hours (June 16 only): 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Spring Hours (June 17–21): 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
- Summer Hours (June 22–September 3): 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Remember the best times to visit the zoo is when the weather is a little bit cooler. The animals seem to be much more active in colder weather and you will get to see what fewer people see when it is very hot outside.
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San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego CA 92101
P.O. Box 120551
San Diego, CA 92112
Phone Number: 619-231-1515
San Diego Zoo Directions:
Directly from the SanDiegoZoo Website:
Directions from the NORTH (southbound): From Interstate 5 (Los Angeles and Orange County), take the Pershing Drive exit and follow the signs. From Interstate 15 (Escondido and Riverside), take State Route 163 south to the Park Blvd./I-5 South exit. Exit at Park Blvd. Turn left on Park Blvd. and head north; Zoo entrance is off Park Blvd. at Zoo Place.
Directions from the SOUTH (northbound): From Interstate 5 (Mexico), take the State Route 163 north exit, then the Zoo/Museums (Richmond Street) exit and follow the signs.
Directions from the EAST (westbound): From Interstate 8 (Imperial County and Arizona), take State Route 163 south to the Park Blvd./I-5 South exit. Exit at Park Blvd. Turn left on Park Blvd. and head north; Zoo entrance is off Park Blvd at Zoo Place. From State Route 94, proceed into downtown San Diego to 12th Avenue. Turn right on 12th Avenue (which turns into Park Blvd.) and proceed north. Zoo entrance is off Park Blvd at Zoo Place.
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