Plan a Visit

Potter Park Zoo is your ticket to get closer than you’ve ever been to more than 160 species of animals.  Below is just a sampling.  Check out the map to see everything we have to offer!
*Some exhibit availability is weather dependent and will close when temperatures are extreme or during storms.


Pony Rides

Closed for the season. Opening Mother’s Day 2018! 

The pony rides are an opportunity for enjoyment for all children! Rides are $3 per child (cash only). Don’t forget your camera!
Each rider must wear a zoo provided helmet and must have a waiver completed by an adult prior to riding. Waivers will be provided at the zoo.*

Wings From Down Under

Closed for the season. Opening Mother’s Day 2018! 

Wings From Down Under features over 200 parakeets and cockatiels in free flight! Our birds aren’t shy when it comes to interacting and for just $1 (cash only), you can buy a seed stick to feed them yourself!*

Bungee Jump

Closed for the season. Opening Mother’s Day 2018! 

Guests can fly like a bird in our new bungee jump attraction! The bungee jump is open each day and visitors can enjoy reaching for the sky for just $7.*

Farmyard EdVentures

Closed for the season. Opening Mother’s Day 2018! 

A family favorite! At Farmyard EdVentures you’ll find adorable pygmy goats, burros, pigs and a huge African tortoise. Take a break from your walk around the zoo and enjoy these fun farmyard animals!*

Bird & Reptile House

Open year round

The Bird & Reptile House includes dozens of animals. Rare and endangered animals such as the Guam rail, the Guam kingfisher and Puerto Rican crested toad can also be seen up close.


Big Cat & Primate House

Open year round

The Big Cat & Primate House features an incredible up close viewing area for our African lion, Amur tiger, snow leopard, lemur, mandrill and spider monkey.


Keeper Talks

Check the “plan your day” board at the entrance of the zoo for today’s keeper talks!