Top 5 Biggest Zoos in Alabama

Alabama’s two biggest zoos are Birmingham and Montgomery zoo. Every year they’re visited by thousands of people. But do you know, there are also other very enjoyable zoos in Alabama.

Today we’ve compiled a list of top 5 biggest zoos in Alabama.

#1. Birmingham Zoo – Biggest Zoo in Alabama

Birmingham Zoo is the largest public zoo in Alabama. The zoo covers an area of 122 acres and receives more than 450,000 visitors every year. There are about 950 animals of 230 species in the zoo.

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Tickets Prices: Free entry for children less than 2 years old. For adults, the ticket costs $18.95 & for children (2-12 years), the ticket costs $13.95.

Address: 2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223

Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM, Mon-Tue closed.

#2. Montgomery Zoo – 2nd Biggest Zoo in Alabama

Credits: Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery Zoo is a zoo located on northside of Montgomery, Alabama. The zoo covers an area of 40 acres & has over 750 animals from 140 different species.

Tickets Prices: Ticket for adults cost $18 and for children the prices are $14.

Address: 2301 Coliseum Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36110, United States

Hours: 9AM to 4PM, 7 days a week.

#3. Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo – 3rd Biggest Zoo in Alabama

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is a large public zoo located in Gulf Shores, Alabama, US. The zoo is quite famous and receives over 100,000 visitors every year.

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The movie “The Little Zoo That Could” was based on this zoo. Spread across an area of over 25 acres, the zoo has 300 animals including lions, leopards & tigers.

Ticket Prices: Tickets for adults cost $19.95 & for children it costs $14.95.

Address: 20499 Oak Rd E, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, United States

Hours: 9 AM to 4 PM, 7 days a week.

#4. Alabama Safari Park

Alabama Safari Park is a drive-through park located in Hope Hull, Alabama. The park covers an area of over 350 acres. The zoo has animals from across the world, which you can feed by hands too.

Ticket Prices: For adults the ticket costs $22.95 & it costs $16.95 for children.

Address: 1664 Venable Rd, Hope Hull, AL 36043

Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM, 7 days a week.

#5. Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari is a two-mile nature preserve, where you can drive in your car. You can find several species of animals, from reptiles to giraffes.

Address: 431 Clouds Cove Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803, USA, United States

Ticket Prices: Tickets cost $11 per person in car.

Hours: 10 AM to 7 PM