Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, August 29, 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.

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And the gorilla baby's name is...

Aziza!

 

Watch as the gorillas make their name choice!

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What's the

ROAR

all about?

 

African lions now on exhibit! MORE

Show us your best

#zoofie!

 

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There's Something

Snappy

at Stone Zoo

 

Meet our American Alligators

Dayle Sullivan-Taylor

Show us your best

#zoofie!


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Meet Blue

the cougar!

 

 

On exhibit now at Stone Zoo

Eric Kilby

96 Elephants

killed daily for ivory

 

 

Join the Herd to Ban Ivory Sales

Come play with us!

There's lots of new things to do on our site,
from games, to coloring, to learning about
your favorite animals.

Check out the Kids’ Corner

Today's Hours: 10 am - 5 pm
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121
617-541-LION (5466) Get Directions
Today's Hours: 10 am - 5 pm
149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA 02180
617-541-LION (5466) Get Directions

There's so much to do at the zoo

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Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

Petting Zoo

Weekdays, 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Reindeer Encounter

Daily, 11:15 a.m.

Alligator Training

Daily, 1:30 p.m.

SZ Schedule

Upcoming Special Events

Gibbon Birthday Party

Saturday, September 5, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

Second Saturday of each month, April through October, Stone Zoo

Food Truck Safari

Saturday, September 12, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo

Ales & Tails

Saturday, September 19, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., Stone Zoo

Cars and Critters

Saturday, September 26, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

All Events

Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

Petting Zoo

Weekdays, 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Reindeer Encounter

Daily, 11:15 a.m.

Alligator Training

Daily, 1:30 p.m.

SZ Schedule

Upcoming Special Events

Gibbon Birthday Party

Saturday, September 5, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

Second Saturday of each month, April through October, Stone Zoo

Food Truck Safari

Saturday, September 12, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo

Ales & Tails

Saturday, September 19, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., Stone Zoo

Cars and Critters

Saturday, September 26, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

All Events