N.C. Zoo

Walk from Africa to the Arctic in an afternoon! N.C. Zoo features 500 acres of natural-habitat exhibits with more than 1,100 animals and 40,000 plants along five miles of shaded pathways! Experience these face-to-face animal encounters with gorillas, lions, polar bears, elephants and more.

Address 1: 

4401 Zoo Pkwy. (NC 159)

Address 2: 

25 miles southeast of Greensboro off U.S. Hwy. 220 and U.S. Hwy. 64

City: 

Asheboro

Zip: 

27203

Phone: 

800-488-0444

Website: 

www.nczoo.org

Hours of Operation: 

April-Oct. 9am-5pm; Nov.-Mar. 9am-4pm

Closed: 

Closed on Christmas Day

Location: 

  • Other

Fee: 

Yes

Discounts: 

Yes

Tour Guide: 

Yes

Attraction Type: 

  • Family Fun

Meeting Space Details

Meeting Space:
No