Next door to the world-class Los Angeles Zoo and botanical gardens is the Autry National Center, a museum devoted to western history. Between the zoo, the gardens and the museum there is a full day of activities....if you have the stamina.
You will find ample parking and dining options at the Los Angeles Zoo.
5333 Zoo Drive. Los Angeles, CA 90027. (323) 644-4200
The Autry Center is located across the street from the zoo and has parking and dining options.
4700 Western Heritage Way. Los Angeles, CA 90027. (323) 667-2000
DIRECTIONS TO THE START
TRANSIT: From downtown, take the 96 bus and exit at the L.A. Zoo stop.
CAR: Take the I-5 Freeway. Exit at 134 East and follow the signs for Zoo Drive.
With over 4,210 acres, this is the largest park in Los Angeles. It offers ample parking and numerous bike paths along the L.A. River.