Welcome To Washington Park Zoo
The Washington Park Zoo founded in 1928, encompasses 15 acres on a hilly sand dune and located near the southern shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. The zoo exhibits more than 90 species originating throughout the world. The animals are exhibited in natural settings, surrounded by botanical plantings. Among the exhibits are Bengal tigers, Cotton top tamarins, American alligators, Grizzly bear, Grey kangaroos, Ring-tailed lemurs, River otters, Bald eagles, and more.
Some of the other zoo highlights are the Rotary Castle that exhibits some of the cold-blooded creatures including lizards, snakes, and frogs. The Australian Adventure which is a walk through aviary featuring over 250 colourful free flying parakeets and the Red barn exhibit housing the miniature domestic horses, donkeys, pigs, and goats. The zoo also has many unique historical WPA walkways and buildings, including the 70 foot tall observation tower.
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Michigan City, IN (February 19, 2013) — 2013 marks the 85th birthday for the Washington Park Zoo. On such a momentous occasion, there is an opportunity for reflection about where we have come from, a…
The Washington Park Zoo Monkey Island is closed indefinitely due to deterioration of the exhibit. After 80 years of operation the exhibit is considered no longer safe to exhibit monkeys or to be serv…
May 25, 2013 10:00am — 4:00pm
Birthday Party for the Washington Park Zoo — 85 Years!
May 27, 2013 10:00am — 5:00pm
Veteran’s Appreciation Day at Washington Park Zoo
June 16, 2013 10:00am — 5:00pm
Father’s Day at Washington Park Zoo
June 22, 2013 10:00am — 5:00pm
Kid’s Day at Washington Park Zoo
July 27, 2013 4:30pm — 8:00pm
Zoofari at Washington Park Zoo