Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, 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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Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Barnyard

Ever met a pygmy zebu? Now’s your chance to hang out with this miniature, humped cattle species that's native to India. Don’t worry, he’s friendly—just like the rest of the farm animals in the Barnyard, including sheep, goats and more!

Barnyard Animals:

  • Nigerian Dwarf Goats
  • Pygmy Zebu
  • Chickens
Pettingzoo

Schedule

Please note: Rain, high heat or other conditions may affect availability.

Weekdays, 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekends and holidays, 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.