AAA Editor Notes
Kansas City Zoo is in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Dr. This 202-acre zoo exhibits animals in the Tropics, an indoor rain forest; Australian Outback; Penguin Plaza; Asian Tiger Trail; Discovery Barn; and a 95-acre African Plains exhibit with a 4-acre chimp area, overlooked by the African Sky Safari gondola ride. An endangered species carousel, train, tram, paddleboat and camel rides are available seasonally for an additional fee.
Time: Allow a full day.