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10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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The Milwaukee County Zoo is considered among the finest in the country. It is situated on 200 wooded acres and is home to approximately 2,500 animals, representing 300 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates.

The Milwaukee County Zoo hosts more than 20 special events each year including celebrations at Easter, Halloween and the holiday season.

Open 365 days a year, the Zoo is not be be missed, it's the wildest place in town!
 
Upcoming events

Feb. 28, 2015
IndependenceFirst Stride & Glide 5K and family-friendly fitness event

IndependenceFirst is hosting the sixth annual Stride & Glide, a family-friendly indoor/outdoor fitness event on February 28 at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Activities include: outdoor 5K run, wheelchair or walk (5K run and wheelchair races are chip timed), 1-mile family friendly scavenger hunt walk, indoor Zumba and kids’ activities. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with 5K Run & Walk at 8:30 a.m. and other activities throughout the morning. Check www.strideandglide.org for full schedule. Stride & Glide supports the services and advocacy that IndependenceFirst provides for people with disabilities. You can participate as an individual or with a team. Participants have the option to pay a fee or fundraise the registration fee to support IndependenceFirst. All participants will receive a commemorative long-sleeved t-shirt. Zoo admission and parking are included. Registration fee: $30 for adults/youth (ages 12+) before Feb. 13, 2015 ($35 after Feb. 13) or $15 for youth (ages 3-11). Kids 2 and under are free, and strollers are welcome except on the 5K course. Register online by visiting www.StrideAndGlide.org and clicking on “Register.” To register by phone or e-mail, please call (414) 226-8386 V/Relay or e-mail mhupfer@independencefirst.org. Please register by February 13, 2015.

June 13, 2015
Vince Lombardi Walk/Run to Tackle Cancer

The 2015 Vince Lombardi Walk/Run to Tackle Cancer will once again be held at the Milwaukee County Zoo on June 13 at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Former Green Bay Packer Santana Dotson is our Honorary Chair for the Walk/Run to Tackle Cancer and inspires cancer survivors and their family and friends who come to tackle cancer with them.

 
 


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