Best Zoos in Ohio to Visit in 2022

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens aren’t just one of the top wildlife exhibits in Ohio — it might be one of the best in the country!

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has been around for almost an entire century, but it was under its direction from Jack Hanna that it turned into something great. These days it is widely known as one of the top zoos in the country.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a 183-acre facility located in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio.

Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium welcomes more than a million visitors every year, drawn to see the 720 species of animals for a total of more than 10,000 individuals!

Akron Zoo

In the Legends of the Wild exhibit, visitors can observe exotic species from Africa, South America, the Himalayas, and the tropics, including leopards, condors, lemurs, capybaras, and more.

African Safari Wildlife Park

The African Safari Wildlife Park is located in Port Clinton, Ohio. It offers two distinct experiences, a drive-thru and walk-through safari. Each of these gives visitors the chance to get up close to the animals in a safe setting and even feed some of them!

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