Nature Centers & Zoos in and around Ann Arbor, MI
Kids feeling nature-deprived? Bring them to a nature center or zoo! Here is KidsOutAndAbout's list of great places nearby!
The Detroit Zoo has 125 acres of naturalistic habitats for 2,400 animals from aardvarks to zebras and features award-winning attractions such as the National Amphibian Conservation Center, Great Apes of Harambee and Arctic Ring of Life. The Zoo’s newest attraction is the spectacular Polk Penguin Conservation Center, the largest facility for penguins in the world.
The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
The Toledo Zoo© is more than just a great value. With a world of animals, from mammoth elephants to tiny toads, it's a trip around the world - from the Arctic to Africa - all in one great day! Be sure to visit their Expedition Africa Aerial Adventure course!