Louisville Zoo

1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213- Map It
Phone: (502) 459-2181

AAA Editor Notes

Louisville Zoo is off I-264 exit 14 following signs to 1100 Trevilian Way. More than 1,500 exotic animals are presented in naturalistic indoor and outdoor habitats arranged by geographic region within the zoo’s 134 acres. Exhibits feature a rare white alligator, giraffes, lions, rhinos, zebras, African and Asian elephants, a petting zoo and playgrounds. Gorillas and pygmy hippos can be found at the Gorilla Forest; polar and grizzly bears reside at Glacier Run; the Island Village is home to orangutans, Sumatran tigers, tapirs, siamangs, penguins, Cuban crocodiles and a Komodo dragon; and the HerpAquarium displays rare amphibians, fish and reptiles in native settings. Lorikeet Landing, in the Australian area, features the brightly colored birds in a walk-through aviary. A tram, miniature train, ropes course, splash park, camel rides and a 1919 carousel also are on the premises. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$16.25; $11.75 (ages 3-11 and 60+). Ropes course $10. Camel rides $6. Train $3.75. ZooTram Shuttle $3. Carousel $2.
Hours: Daily 10-5, mid-Mar. through Sept. 30; 10-4, rest of year. Some extended hours June-July; phone ahead for schedule. Zoo closes 1 hour after admission gates close. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.