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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World Lion Day

Let your Roar be heard and show your support for lions!

Get Involved: There are many ways to support your Zoos!

Boston Globe Magazine’s July 30, 2015 feature story, “Why doesn’t Boston have a better zoo,” examines the Zoos’ history and addresses challenges Zoo New England has faced for many years.