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Zoo Knoxville

Nature or Wildlife Center

Zoo Knoxville is one of the premiere zoological experiences in the southeast. Committed to sharing ‘wildly fun’ experiences that educate and inspire, the Zoo features acres of creative habitats for animal lovers of all ages to explore.

Zoo Knoxville gives guests the chance to experience wildlife up close and come face to face with more than 800 of the world’s most fascinating animals. Be entertained and amazed by giraffes, elephants, gorillas and chimpanzees as you travel through grasslands of Africa and the African forest. Guests of the Zoo Knoxville can ride a camel and feed a giraffe!

Because of their success in breeding and survival of red pandas, the Knoxville Zoo is widely considered to be the Red Panda Capital of the World.

How to Get There

Travel on Interstate 40 heading East towards Asheville and take Exit 392. Take a slight right onto Timothy Avenue which then becomes Knoxville Zoo Drive. The entrance to the zoo is on the left.

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