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.

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Welcome to Zoo New England's

New Website

 

There's so much to do!

Two Great Zoos,

One Wild

Adventure

 

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

Eric Kilby

We LOVE our lynx

Meet Stone Zoo's three new Canada lynx kittens!

Learn More

Are you graceful
like a giraffe?

 

Take the Quiz!

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

There's Something

Snappy

at Stone Zoo

 

Meet our American Alligators

Dayle Sullivan-Taylor

Jennifer Williams

Today's Hours: 10 am - 6 pm
1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121
617-541-LION (5466) Get Directions
Today's Hours: 10 am - 6 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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  • Take your kids to the Zoo
  • Host an event for your company
  • Teach your students about conservation
  • Go on a date
  • Take your class on a field trip
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Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Petting Zoo

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

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Weekends and holidays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

Petting Zoo

Daily, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Alligator Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 12:30 p.m.

Exhibit Talk

Daily, 3:30 p.m.

Run Wild at Stone Zoo

Saturday, August 23

SZ Schedule

Upcoming Special Events

Run Wild at Stone Zoo

Saturday, August 23, Stone Zoo

Celebrate Paddy’s 3rd Birthday

Saturday, September 6, Stone Zoo

Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, September 6, Franklin Park Zoo

Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

September 13 & October 11, Stone Zoo

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14, Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo Clue Challenge

Saturday, September 27, Franklin Park Zoo

All Events

Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Petting Zoo

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

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Weekends and holidays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

Petting Zoo

Daily, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Alligator Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 12:30 p.m.

Exhibit Talk

Daily, 3:30 p.m.

SZ Schedule

Upcoming Special Events

Run Wild at Stone Zoo

Saturday, August 23, Stone Zoo

Celebrate Paddy’s 3rd Birthday

Saturday, September 6, Stone Zoo

Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, September 6, Franklin Park Zoo

Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

September 13 & October 11, Stone Zoo

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14, Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo Clue Challenge

Saturday, September 27, Franklin Park Zoo

All Events