The Phoenix Zoo is a much appreciated destination for young children and the not so young. It is located at the very southwestern corner of Scottsdale, next to the Desert Botanical Garden.
Address: 455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008
~ 35 minutes drive (use the 101 Freeway from the intersection with Scottsdale Rd; going down Scottsdale Rd will take you through some 20 traffic lights…)
- Bring your camera!
- During the summer; avoid the heat of the mid-day, wear sunscreen and a hat, and bring plenty of water.
Some of the animals you will experience include the following: