Peoria Zoo, nestled within Glen Oak Park in Peoria, Illinois, offers a delightful experience for its visitors by showcasing a diverse collection of animals from around the globe. Since its establishment in the early 20th century, the zoo has seen substantial growth and transformation, dedicated to conservation, education, and recreation for the community and its visitors.

At the Peoria Zoo, visitors can explore a range of meticulously crafted habitats that mirror the animals' natural environments. The zoo's design provides an immersive experience, and educational programs and interactive events make the visit fun and informative. From hands-on animal encounters to engaging zookeeper talks, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

The Peoria Zoo is committed to wildlife conservation and collaborates with various regional and global initiatives. Through participation in Species Survival Plans (SSPs) and other conservation programs, the zoo contributes to the protection and sustainability of endangered species. The zoo also focuses on community education, raising awareness about conservation challenges and encouraging responsible action.

  • Zoo Size:
    13 acres
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  • Key Exhibits:
    Africa! || Australian Walk-About || Tropics Building || Asia || Discovery Zone || Zambezi River Lodge
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    (309) 686-3365
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