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Jackson Zoo

The Jackson Zoo, home to almost 800 animals, is about 4 miles from the Cabot Lodge Millsaps Hotel in the Livingston Park area. Click here for interactive driving directions to the Jackson Zoo from the hotel powered by Google.

The Jackson Zoo was formed in 1919 and proudly hosts an average of 200,000 visitors annually on its 110-acre property. Visitors to the zoo are treated to about 120 species of animals including chimpanzees, black bears, peacocks, African elephants, American beavers, cougars, Caribbean flamingos and more. Hungry visitors can check out the Elephant House Café and the Cool Cats Hut to get something to eat and souvenirs are available at the Jackson Zoo gift store. Zoo visitors also have the opportunity to ride the train and carousel.

The Jackson Zoo is accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) and is known worldwide for its conservation projects. The Jackson Zoo is currently home to about 14 endangered species.

Visit the official website for the Jackson Zoo linked at the bottom of this page for more information about visiting hours, special events and admission prices.

Cabot Lodge Millsaps Hotel in Jackson, Mississippi is the ideal place to stay for your vacation or business trip to Mississippi’s state capitol. This hotel is conveniently located near Millsaps College, the Jackson Zoo, the Governor’s Mansion and area shopping, dining and golf.

Cabot Lodge Millsaps Hotel guests wake up to a complimentary hot breakfast every morning. Guests also enjoy a complimentary cocktail reception, high speed wireless internet, a fitness facility, an outdoor pool, cheerful rooms, comfortable pillow-top mattresses and modern flat screen televisions. Cabot Lodge Millsaps Hotel is where hospitality comes naturally.

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