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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What You Can Do

Recycle your old cell phone, revise your grocery list, or listen to frogs (yep, you read that right)—they’re all small ways you can make a huge difference in the natural world.

The Palm Oil Crisis

Palm oil plantations threaten the habitats of orangutans, tigers, and more. How can you help? Look in your grocery cart.

Quarters for Conservation

Cast your vote for a conservation project for the Zoo to support.

Become a Frog Watcher!

You listen, we learn. Train to be a Frog Watcher, listening to and documenting amphibian mating calls.

Support our Zoos, one ink cartridge at a time

Proceeds from ink sales benefit Zoo New England.

Hang up on deforestation –recycle your old cell phone at the Zoo

We've teamed up with Eco-Cell, a company which provides a “No Landfill” electronics recycling program.

Shop the Frog

Look for the frog symbol on your purchases to be sure they're Rainforest Alliance Certified™ .