Metro Richmond Zoo

8300 Beaver Bridge Rd.
Moseley, VA 23120- Map It
(804) 739-5666

AAA Editor Notes

Metro Richmond Zoo is at 8300 Beaver Bridge Rd., just s. of jct. US 360 (Hull Street Rd.). The 40-acre zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals representing 180-plus species, including cheetahs, giraffes, tigers, rhinos, warthogs and penguins as well as some 200 monkeys. A petting area featuring barnyard animals also is on-site as is a jungle-themed carousel. The Safari Sky Ride takes visitors on a scenic 15-minute tour high above the park grounds. The Safari Train also offers views of the park's inhabitants. The Treetop Zoofari zipline zooms 3,000 feet through the forest, including a 600-foot zip over the zoo’s lake. Food is available seasonally. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$16.75; $15.75 (ages 60+); $10.75 (ages 2-11). Carousel $2. Safari Sky Ride $3; free (ages 0-1). Safari Train $3; free (ages 0-1). Zoofari $50 (ages 8+ or over 54 inches tall).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5 (weather permitting). Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.