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National Zoological Park (National Zoo)
Visitor's Center
3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW

The Zoo's main entrance on Connecticut Avenue is easily accessible via the Metro Red Line.

Enter the Zoo grounds using the main pedestrian entrance, between the large lion sculptures. Proceed
straight down the main walkway. The Visitor's Center is the first big building on your left. Auditorium
is to the right.

Metrorail Directions:

Cleveland Park station, Red Line
For arrivals, we recommend the Cleveland Park Metro stop. Exit to the right at the top of the escalators,
which will take you under the street to the correct side. It is a short, flat walk down Connecticut Avenue
to the Zoo.

Woodley Park Zoo-Adams Morgan station, Red Line
For departures, we recommend the Woodley Park/Zoo Metro stop, as it is downhill all the way.
Head left on Connecticut Ave. upon exiting the Zoo, the stop is about three blocks down on the right
(west) side of Connecticut Avenue.


There is visitor parking at the Zoo in parking Lot A; enter from Connecticutt Avenue. Lot A is the
first lot on your left.

Cross the street and proceed up the path to the right. The path then curves around to the left, where you
may enter the Visitor's Center from the side--the normal wheelchair accessible entrance.

The Zoo Web site is http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ where you will find more visitor
information including parking rates.


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