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Tennessee Aquarium

One Broad Street

Chanttanooga, TN 37401

(423) 265-0695 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.tennesseeaquarium.org

Come see for yourself why visitors like you rate the Tennessee Aquarium number one for guest satisfaction. Enjoy a remarkable journey with 10,000 animals. Then, let us take you to places you’ve only imagined at Chattanooga’s IMAX 3D movie theater with a screen six stories tall. Ride the River Gorge Explorer, the most thrilling Chattanooga riverboat cruise. Discount ticket packages make visiting the best Chattanooga attractions easy and affordable.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

88 River road

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 430-8808 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.ripleyaquariums.com/gatlinburg/

Ripley’s® Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teaming with life – our 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species. There are more fish in this aquarium than there are people living in the entire town of Gatlinburg. Although Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is hundreds of miles from the ocean, the scenic beauty and the abundance of water all around make the town of Gatlinburg a “natural” location for a world-class aquarium, America’s most fun aquarium.

Nashville Zoo

3777 Nolensville Road

Nashville, TN 37211-3711

(615) 833-1534 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.nashvillezoo.org/

Nashville Zoo offers a world of excitement. In addition to exploring habitats and viewing animals from all over the world, there are activities, shows and events going on throughout the year. We encourage all of our guests to learn more about the different activities and take advantage of all of the opportunities Nashville Zoo offers.

Conservation Efforts:

The Nashville Zoo, Inc. is home to the Bactrian Camel, Giant Eland, White-cheeked Gibbon, Ring-tailed lemur, Clouded Leopard, Siamang, Baird’s Tapir, Tiger, and Manchurian Crane, all endangered species.

Participation in Species Survival Plans (SSPs):

The Zoo participates in the following SSPs: South African Bush Elephant, White-cheeked Gibbon, Ring-tailed Lemur, Clouded Leopard, Siamang, Baird’s Tapir, Tiger, Manchurian Crane. The Bactrian Camel is endangered in situ. The Giant Eland is on a PMP plan.

For more information about conservation efforts at the Nashville Zoo, please go to http://www.nashvillezoo.org/conservation.


Memphis Zoo

2000 Prentiss Place

Memphis, TN 38112

(901) 333-6500 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.memphiszoo.org/

It all began in 1906 with a black bear named Natch, a retired baseball mascot. Today, the Memphis Zoo spans 70 acres and is home to more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species.


Knoxville Zoological Gardens

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 637-5331 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.knoxville-zoo.org/

There’s so much to see, so much to ZOO!  Knoxville Zoo offers great family fun for everyone.  Experience wildlife up close as you come face to face with more than 800 of the Earth’s most fascinating animals.  You belong in the zoo!


Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park

301 N Holtzclaw Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37404-2303

(423) 697-1322 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.chattzoo.org/

The Best Little Zoo in America for the Best Little Price! The mission of the Chattanooga Zoo is to engage and inspire our community to better understand and preserve wildlife by creating meaningful connections between people and animals.  With our intimate exhibits, wide-ranging education offerings and commitment to conservation, the Chattanooga Zoo is a top destination for all residents and visitors.