Create unforgettable memories while experiencing the wonders of the natural world at Woodland Park Zoo. Located just minutes north of downtown Seattle in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood, the zoo's 92 acres and award-winning exhibits are home to more than 1,000 animals representing 300 species from around the world. Discover the world of grizzlies, lions, birds, snakes, turtles and more.
Encounter one of the largest land mammals, the greater one-horned rhinoceros, in the new Assam Rhino Reserve.Watch penguins "fly" underwater along a stunning desert coast. Go eye-to-eye with orangutans in an open forest canopy. Explore Zoomazium's indoor nature play space for kids. Learn how to save tigers at Banyan Wilds, a state-of-the-art exhibit for tigers and sloth bears. See butterflies take flight in a seasonal garden. Safari to Africa for sweeping views of giraffes, zebras and hippos. Trek north for "cold" encounters with gray wolves, sea eagles, snowy owls and elk. Go for a spin on the zoo's Historic Carousel which features classic, hand-carved wooden carousel horses. Get up close with ambassador animals at daily programs including feeding experiences (seasonal). All programs are free with zoo admission or membership except where noted.
Help the zoo save wildlife; when visitors see animals at Woodland Park Zoo, they help save wildlife and their wild places. That's because a portion of every dollar spent supports field conservation projects in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. Woodland Park Zoo engages more than a million visitors of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and walks of life in extraordinary experiences with animals, inspiring them to make conservation a priority in their lives.