Please note: 
• On Free Fun Friday, August 26, Franklin Park Zoo will close at 4:00 p.m., with the last admission at 3:30 p.m. 
• Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on August 27, 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.


African Lion

Christina Demetrio

Support our Zoos, one ink cartridge at a time

Zoo New England is a participating member of Zoo Cartridges --an online company that donates proceeds from ink and laser cartridge sales to the zoo selected by the customer. The site sells recycled ink and toner cartridges from major printer brands, between 40 and 70 percent off retail price. Zoo Cartridges donates $2 for every inkjet cartridge and $5 for every laser cartridge sold. The company pays applicable sales taxes and offers free shipping for qualifying orders.

To order, visit, fill your cart, and at checkout, select Zoo New England as the zoo you’d like to support.