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.

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American Alligator

Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit

The Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit highlights conservation efforts being made to bring the whooping crane back from the brink of extinction, and also tells the story about the sandhill crane, another important North American species.

Opening for the season this Memorial Day weekend:
The American alligator exhibit features three alligators, ranging in size from 7 to 8 feet in length. You'll also be able to meet smaller gators up close at daily eduacation encounters!

Alligator Box

American Alligator

Whoopingcranebox

Whooping Crane

Sandhillcrane Box

Sandhill Crane