Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211- Map It
Phone: (615) 833-1534

AAA Editor Notes

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is 2 mi. e. off I-65 exit 78A (Harding Pl.), then just n. to 3777 Nolensville Pike. The 85-acre zoo features global wildlife, including white rhinoceros, spider monkeys, giraffes, lemurs, cougars, Sumatran tigers, Andean bears and Eurasian lynx. Visitors can walk through Kangaroo Kickabout for an up-close look at red kangaroos, brush goats in Critter Encounters and crawl around with tortoises in Shell Station. Historic home tours, carousel rides, a seated zipline experience and a play area for children also are on-site. Keeper talks and animal feedings take place throughout the day. Rental strollers are available. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$16; $15 (active military with ID); $14 (ages 65+); $11 (ages 2-12). Zipline $8. Carousel, train ride or lorikeet feeding $2.
Hours: Daily 9-6, mid-Mar. to mid-Oct.; 9-4, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.