Families love to visit zoos and places that are fun and educational. That means when you are in Indiana you have to stop by the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens. The zoo is located right downtown in White River State Park. It has been dedicated to creating a learning environment for guests and helping them appreciate the planet while learning to treat it better. The Indianapolis Zoo is accredited by the Associations of Zoos and Aquariums as well as the American Association of Museums.
This is a great place for families and individuals of all ages. There are more than 350 species of animals at the zoo as well as 1700 species of plants. They are all displayed in exhibits that simulate their natural habitat.
You will also enjoy touring the White River Gardens because there are some beautiful plants combined with ideas in gardening you would never imagine. There are at least 1,000 plants on display and there are different exhibits all year long. You will love seeing all the plants and animals in one day when you visit the zoo and gardens. Go ahead and make your plans so you will be sure to visit while in Indiana.
It is located at 1200 West Washington Street. The cost is $13.50 for adults and $8.50 for seniors and youth. The hours are 9 am until 5 pm Monday through Thursday and 9 am until 6 pm Friday through Sunday. During the off season the hours are shorter at 9 am until 4 pm during the week and 9 am until 5 pm Friday through Sunday. Go ahead and start making your plans so you can visit the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens. There truly is something for everyone here no matter what their age or interest. And, it’s that very reason that makes this the perfect place for families because everyone can enjoy it!