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Trevor Zoo

131 Millbrook School Road

Millbrook, NY 12545-9797

(845) 677-3704 – Local Phone
Did you know that the Trevor Zoo is one-of-a-kind? It is, in fact, the only zoo in this country that is located at a high school. The zoo was established in 1936 at Millbrook School, a coeducational independent high school in Millbrook, New York. Its founder, Frank Trevor, was Millbrook School’s first biology teacher and a man with a passion for sharing his love of wildlife with all people, especially children. It houses more than 180 exotic and indigenous animals.

Staten Island Zoo

614 Broadway

Staten Island, NY 10310-2896

(718) 442-3101 – Local Phone

Website: http://statenislandzoo.org/

Mission Statement: 1) To disseminate a knowledge of zoology and an appreciation of animal life; 2) To maintain a zoological garden where small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibian and tropical fish will be on display for observation and study; 3) Through local facilities readily accessible to all of Staten Island, to instill in children an understanding and appreciation of living creatures; 4) To provide lectures and facilities for group meetings devoted to the study of natural history.

Seneca Park Zoo

2222 St. Paul Street

Rochester, NY 14621-1097

(585) 266-6591 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.senecaparkzoo.org/

The Seneca Park Zoo’s animals are our heart and soul. We have a living and ever-changing collection. We will ensure high quality of life and advocate humane and responsible stewardship for all living things. Our animals are ambassadors for their wild counterparts and act as a bridge to the natural world.


Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

One Conservation Place

Syracuse, NY 13204-2590

(315) 435-8511 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is home to more than 700 animals of all shapes and sizes.  From the smallest animal (milkweed bug) to the largest (Asian elephant), the Zoo offers unique viewing opportunities for its guests. The mission of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is to conserve, exhibit and interpret a living animal collection in order to promote public recreation, understanding of the relationship between animals and people, and action to sustain the environment we share.

Queens Zoo

5351 111th Street

Flushing, NY 11368-3301

(781) 271-1500 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.queenszoo.com/

The Queens Zoo’s 11 acres are situated inside Flushing Meadows Park and feature some of the more exotic native species of the Americas. Wander along its wooded trails to visit pumas, parrots, Andean bears, and bison. Visit the aviary for a bird’s-eye-view of wildlife and wilderness, and enjoy daily sea lion feedings at the pool. The Queens features more than 75 species from across the Americas.

Prospect Park Zoo

450 Flatbush Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11225-3707

(718) 399-7339 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.prospectparkzoo.com/

The Prospect Park Zoo’s 12 acres are situated within the heart of Brooklyn and are part of Prospect Park’s Children’s Corner. Just steps from Flatbush Avenue, you can roam the lush gardens, marshes, and scrubland of Discovery Trail, visit domestic animals on the farm, or head inside to meet nocturnal critters and our troop of Hamadryas baboons. The Prospect Park Zoo features more than 125 species from around the globe.


New York Aquarium

Surf Avenue at WEst 8th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11224-2899

(718) 265-3400 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.nyaquarium.com/

Just off the Coney Island boardwalk in Brooklyn, the New York Aquarium’s 14 acres are packed to the gills with the incredible diversity of the world’s oceans. Whether you want to socialize with sea stars at our Touch Pool, visit the strange universe of Alien Stingers, or cheer on our California sea lions during their Aquatheater training demonstrations, your aquatic adventure awaits. The New York Aquarium features more than 300 marine species.

Central Park Zoo

830 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10065-7001

(212) 439-6513 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.centralparkzoo.com/

The Central Park Zoo’s exhibits are surrounded by the picturesque Manhattan skyline and the trails of New York’s most famous park. Just steps from Fifth Avenue, you can chill out with penguins and polar bears or warm up with our tropical rainforest critters. Meet big cats in the big city at our newest exhibit, the Allison Maher Stern Snow Leopard Exhibit. The Central Park Zoo features more than 150 species from around the globe.

Buffalo Zoo

300 Parkside Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14214-1999

(716) 837-3900 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.buffalozoo.org

Our 23.5 acre urban zoo has the distinguished honor of being the third oldest zoo in the United States (est. 1875), and it houses some of the world’s most exotic, endangered, and even local wildlife. At the Zoo, animals move freely in large and modest enclosures with trees, streams, pools, and other natural-like features. We house a wide variety of animals representing all corners of the earth and have even been known to occasionally invite a traveling koala or white alligator.


Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Blvd

Bronx, NY 10460-1090

(718) 220-5100 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.bronxzoo.com/

The Bronx Zoo’s world-class exhibits such as Congo Gorilla Forest, the Wild Asia Monorail, Tiger Mountain, and our newest exhibit, Madagascar!, get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas. As the world’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo features more than 600 species from around the globe.


Greenburgh Nature Center

99 Dromore Rd

Scarsdale, NY 10583

(914) 813-1837 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.greenburghnaturecenter.org/

The Greenburgh Nature Center (GNC) is a 33-acre nature preserve with trails, a pond and gardens. More than 70,000 visitors come to the GNC each year. The property is a significant wildlife habitat refuge, both for indigenous species and for the hundreds of species of migratory birds that use it as a resting place on their spring and fall travels. The property includes 30 acres of woodland, two significant wetland sites, and an old orchard succession site.