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Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

The state's only zoo features primarily North and South American animals including several endangered species, a tropical rainforest with free-flight aviary, New England Farmyard, carousel, and café.

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The state's only zoo features primarily North and South American animals including several endangered species, a tropical rainforest with free-flight aviary, New England Farmyard, carousel, and café.  Spend an hour or the whole day and see more than 300 animals. Learn about the many endangered and threatened species, which includes the Amur (Siberian) tiger, Andean condor, Ocelot, Red wolf, Maned wolf, and Golden lion tamarin.

See the South American rainforest with free-flight aviary, then walk through the prairie dog exhibit with "pop-up" viewing areas. Visit the New England Farmyard with goats, cows, pigs, sheep and othe barnyard critters. Take a walk along the hoofstock trail featuring bison, pronghorn, deer and more. Before you leave, grab a bite at the Peacock Cafe, eat in the Picnic Grove and take a ride on the colorful carousel.

Tour time: 2.5-3 hours

 

Other amenities: Concessions, dining nearby, gift shop, parking, restaurant, special packages

 

Pricing: General admission $14, seniors (62+) and children (3-11) $10, children under 3 free. Members free.

Other Amenities: ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Food/Beverage Services, Gift Shop, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Restaurant on Site, Special Rentals

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Location:

1875 Noble Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610

Hours:

Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Dec. 25.

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