National Zoological Park
3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
The National Zoological Park is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is one of the world’s best zoos and provide leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.
The National Zoological Park is a 163-acre zoological park set amid Rock Creek Park in the heart of Washington, D.C. Open to the public 364 days a year, they house 2,000 individual animals of nearly 400 different species. Our best known residents are our giant pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang.