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Navigate the Detroit Zoo from the palm of your hand!

Choose between several timed treks, explore the Detroit Zoological Society’s long history of saving animals or maximize your step count with our Fitness Trek.


Winter Trek

Winter is a great time to visit the Detroit Zoo. Follow this trek to see animals who are active during the colder months as well as indoor areas where you can enjoy wildlife while staying warm.

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Winter is a great time to visit the Detroit Zoo. Follow this trek to see animals who are active during the colder months as well as indoor areas where you can enjoy wildlife while staying warm.

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Tree Trek

The Tree Trek highlights more than 40 iconic trees on the Detroit Zoo’s 125-acre campus. Follow this trek to discover the important role trees have in a healthy ecosystem and how you can help protect forests for generations to come!

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The Tree Trek highlights more than 40 iconic trees on the Detroit Zoo’s 125-acre campus. Follow this trek to discover the important role trees have in a healthy ecosystem and how you can help protect forests for generations to come!

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Sustainability Trek

The Detroit Zoological Society is a leader in environmental sustainability. We’re working to reduce our impact on the Earth and create a better future for animals, people and the planet.  Follow this trek to see some of the important initiatives we’re undertaking, and learn how you can join us on our Green Journey.

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The Detroit Zoological Society is a leader in environmental sustainability. We’re working to reduce our impact on the Earth and create a better future for animals, people and the planet.  Follow this trek to see some of the important initiatives we’re undertaking, and learn how you can join us on our Green Journey.

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Wildlife Conservation / Animal Rescue Trek

The Detroit Zoological Society is actively involved in saving endangered species on six continents and has a long history of providing sanctuary to animals in need of rescue. Follow this trek to learn about some of these incredible stories!

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The Detroit Zoological Society is actively involved in saving endangered species on six continents and has a long history of providing sanctuary to animals in need of rescue. Follow this trek to learn about some of these incredible stories!

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Animal Observation Trek

Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) staff observe the animals in our care to ensure they are thriving. Share your own observations while learning interesting facts about them and the DZS’s commitment to advancing animal welfare.

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Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) staff observe the animals in our care to ensure they are thriving. Share your own observations while learning interesting facts about them and the DZS’s commitment to advancing animal welfare.

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General Zoo Map

Find anything you need to find at your Detroit Zoo.

Click here for the general map of the Detroit Zoo.

Printed maps are available at ticket booths and at the customer care office near the front gate, available in English, Spanish and Arabic.

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Click here for the general map of the Detroit Zoo.

Printed maps are available at ticket booths and at the customer care office near the front gate, available in English, Spanish and Arabic.

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