Birmingham Zoo

2630 Cahaba Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35253- Map It
(205) 879-0409

AAA Editor Notes

Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd. in Lane Park, is one of the South's largest zoos. Birds, reptiles and mammals from around the world dwell in simulated natural settings. Visitors can feed giraffes at the Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter or watch the African bull elephant herd roam the Trails of Africa. A children's zoo and a predator display are featured along with daily interactive programs. A train and carousel also are available. Food is available.
Zoo Wed.-Mon. $16; $11 (ages 2-12 and 65+). Zoo Tues. $8; $5.50 (ages 2-12 and 65+). Train or carousel ride $3.
Hours: Daily 9-5 (also Tues. and Fri.-Sun. 5-7, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day). Holiday hours may vary; phone ahead.