Denver Zoological Gardens

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United States of America - Colorado - Denver

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Denver Zoological Gardens
2900 E. 23rd Avenue
Colorado 80205-4899 United States of America

Telephone: 720-337-1400
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Corri Pfeiffenberger
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: John Murgel
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 15
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Date founded: 1896
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 16 Hectares
  • Total Area: 32 Hectares
    Latitude: 39.7511720
    Longitude: -104.9526160
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 2000000

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes