Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on August 23, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.


African Lion

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Zoo New England's Zoo Champions Fund supports our work to inspire and educate the community about the natural world. Your donation allows us to care for our animal inhabitants, create exciting educational programs, and continue our conservation work at home and abroad. Simply put, our work isn't possible without your support of the Zoo Champions Fund.

Thanks to you, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo have had great success in recent years – opening exciting new exhibits at both parks while steadily growing attendance. Please join us as we work together to realize our Zoos’ full potential by making a tax-deductible contribution to Zoo New England today!

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Plans and a capital campaign are underway for this innovative $6.6 million project at Franklin Park Zoo. We invite you to join us as we transform one of the region’s most beloved attractions into a spectacular new experience! Learn more about the campaign.

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