A beginner animal experience for children 36 months and younger! Children and their caregivers will meet animal ambassadors and hear a story or create a craft about the animal they meet. First Encounters takes place Thursday, Oct. 28. Pre-registration is required.
Our annual Spooky Safari is Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10-4. Kids ages 0-12 will enjoy grab-and-go stations around The Zoo with crafts, candy, books, pumpkins and more. Pre-purchased tickets required. Click here to purchase.
Zoo School is a unique way for your home schooler or small group to participate in hands-on STEAM activities that meet Massachusetts state education standards. Each one-hour lesson has a different focus. Sign up for your favorite (or all of them!) here.
As of Sept. 13, The Zoo in Forest Park updated its operating procedures to stay consistent with city and state regulations and CDC guidelines.
Enjoy a fun-filled day at The Zoo with a fall field trip! Explore The Zoo on your own or add on a Guided Tour for a more interactive experience. Scavenger hunts and Discovery Programs are also available to make your trip a little more wild. Click here for more information.
We Bring The Zoo to YOU during our Zoo on the Go programs. Learn about a wide variety of species from a Zoo Educator and meet our animals up-close-and-personal.
Please reach out to the Education Department here for more information.
Do you have fresh produce or meat at home that you would like to donate?
Check out our wish list of produce and meat here.
If you have something to donate, please reach out to Gabry via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 413-733-2251, ext. 304.
Pre-purchased, timed tickets are recommended for ease of entry but no longer required to visit The Zoo.
Open Daily: closed to closed
Weekends: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Seniors (Age 62+): $7.00
Children (Ages 1 to 12): $5.00
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