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The North Carolina Zoo is located at 4401 Zoo Parkway,
Asheboro, NC  27205.  Latitude 35.63, Longitude -79.78.  The Zoo's elevation ranges from 626 feet to 936 feet. 

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From Lexington, Mocksville, Asheville/  US 64 E

Take US 64 East
Turn RIGHT on ZOO PARKWAY/ NC 159
Go 4.4 miles
Turn LEFT at Zoo Entrance

From Apex, Cary, Raleigh / US 64 W
Take 64 West
Turn LEFT on ZOO PARKWAY/ NC 159
Go 4.4 miles
Turn LEFT at Zoo Entrance

From Greensboro /I-85 S & N
From Greensboro / I-40 E & W
Take Asheboro Exit, I-73 S (Freeman Mill Rd S which becomes US-220 S)
Go 23.3 miles south
Take US-64 E exit, merge onto US-64 E (W. Dixie Dr.)
Go 1.3 miles
Turn RIGHT on  ZOO PARKWAY/ NC-159
Go 4.4 miles
Turn LEFT at Zoo Entrance

From Charlotte  I-85 N
Take I-85 N to Exit 96 (Lexington),
Turn RIGHT on US 64E to Asheboro
Turn RIGHT on  ZOO PARKWAY/NC-159
Go 4.4 miles
Turn LEFT at Zoo Entrance

From Charlotte  NC-49 N
Take NC-49 N to Asheboro
Merge onto 64 E / NC-49 N (Dixie Dr.)
Turn RIGHT on ZOO PARKWAY/NC-159
Go 4.4 miles
Turn LEFT at Zoo entrance.

From Pinehurst, Candor, Ellerbe, Rockingham
I-73 N/I-74 W (US-220 N)
Take the New Hope Church Rd. Exit – Exit 49
Turn RIGHT on New Hope Church Rd.
Turn LEFT on US-220 ALT
Turn RIGHT on ZOO PARKWAY / Hwy 159
Go 2.9 mi.
Turn RIGHT into Zoo Entrance