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Discover Houston wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, city guides, tours and activities for disabled travelers including the Houston Zoo. Read our informative accessibility reviews and ratings of popular Houston attractions and destinations to learn which attractions are wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly, as well as which locations Jim recommends should be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, United States. The Zoo houses over 6,000 animals as a part of over 900 species that the zoo has to offer, and receives 2.55 million visitors each year and is the second most visited zoo in the United States. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible:          Yes
Fully Accessible Entry:                                      Yes
Accessible Restrooms Onsite:                          Yes
Restrictive Steps:                                                No Restrictive Steps

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

  • The Houston Zoo is fun for the whole family and is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • There is accessible parking, restrooms and no restrictive steps anywhere in the zoo.
  • There are concrete walkways throughout the zoo and no steep hills.