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Sat., May 21: Stone Zoo will close at 3:00 p.m. in preparation for our annual Ales & Tails event. Please plan your visit accordingly!



April School Vacation Week

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This April School Vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a spring day with family and friends exploring our Zoos!

Join us for scheduled keeper chats to learn more about animal behavior, and watch how we use environmental enrichment to stimulate those natural behaviors here at the Zoo! 

Activities & Attractions

Franklin Park Zoo, April 18 - 21:

  • Don't miss Gorilla Grove, Franklin Park Zoo’s brand-new outdoor gorilla exhibit featuring over 360,000 cubic feet for the gorilla troop to explore.
  • 10:00 a.m.: Prairie dog keeper chat
  • 11:00 a.m.: Camel keeper chat
  • 1:15 p.m.: Gorilla keeper chat
  • Friday, April 22: "Party for the Planet" with us at Franklin Park Zoo! Festivities throughout the day include zookeeper chats, animal enrichment, games and activities, conservation stations, turtle tracking activity, and a nature walk through the Zoo.

Stone Zoo, April 18 - 22:

  • 11:00 a.m.: Bear keeper chat
  • 2:00 p.m.: Gibbon keeper chat