Knoxville Zoo

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr, Knoxville, TN 37914, United States, 37914
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8656375331
  • Fax: +1-8656371943
  • Ticket Price: 20 USD
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Zoo, Family And Kids, Social, Zoos, Aquariums And Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Knoxville Zoo, Knoxville

The Zoo Knoxville covers around 53 acres of land and is the biggest year-round attraction in Knoxville. The zoo is home to around 800 animals and birds including African Elephants, African Lions, Bali Mynah, Giraffes, Hornbills, Malayan Tigers, Baboons, Rhinos and Red Pandas among others.

The zoo also organizes tours, shows and animal encounters for children and adults alike.

Highlights include:

  • Camel Rides
  • Carousel
  • Behind the Scenes tour
  • Giraffe encounter

Knoxville Zoo Ticket Prices

  • Adults: USD 19.95
  • Children ages 4-12: USD 16.95
  • Seniors ages 65+: USD 16.95
  • Children under 4: Free

Knoxville Zoo Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last admission at 5.00 pm.
  • For any change in timings, visit the official website.

How To reach Knoxville Zoo by Public Transport

  • A train line runs nearby
  • By Taxi
  • By Bicycle
  • By Walking

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Things to Know Before Visiting Knoxville Zoo

  • 95% of people who visit Knoxville include Knoxville Zoo in their plan

  • 66.8% of people start their Knoxville Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Knoxville Zoo

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Knoxville Zoo

People normally club together East Tennessee History Center and Tennessee Theatre while planning their visit to Knoxville Zoo.

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  • This was one of the best zoos we have been to and certainly the most child oriented one! So much to keep the kiddos entertained and in great moods! The trolley from the parking lot to the main gate was so helpful. The splash pad area was is so well designed. Being able to bring in our own food and drinks was incredibly wonderful as well. Those things are usually pricey and keep us from days out occasionally, but this was such an enjoyable and cost effective day. A great family place all around.

  • My fiance and I had a lot of fun at this zoo. I don't know if it was because of Spring or not, but the animals were very active and appeared to be having a great time. I've never gone to a zoo that had such active animals and the elephants had to be my favorite of the visit. I also enjoyed the cranes near the tigers. They were kind enough to even do a little song and dance together which was fun to watch, but I was too slow with the camera to get a video, though we did get some good photos! Highly recommend!

  • Had a great time with the family. I love the fact that there is stuff to do in between looking at the animals. All the new editions are great. My only complaint is how overpriced the food and drinks are. $3 for a bottle of water is a bit much. Bring your own snacks and drinks! But other than that it was amazing!

  • Had great visit with daughter and soon to be 18 granddaughter. We had a great time the animals where very active. But we went in AM. I bought a season pass and my husband and I are senior citizens and plan on going frequently to help our walking. Since this visit my husband and I went all worked all over the zoo together. Was great exercise and what fun watching to active animals. Its October and been beautiful weather for visiting those crazy acting animals. Love this place. Come and enjoy us and the other animals they'll be happy to see you all.

  • Very nice place and inexpensive. They do have two different strollers you can rent and wheelchairs. We loved the kid building it has a big play area for the kids to climb on and slide on. And a couple of pretend areas for creative play. While we were there a couple of the zookeepers brought in a bunny and a naked mole rat that the kids could pet and ask questions about. Great day!

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