|Elmwood Park Zoo is constantly expanding and improving. From new exhibits to facility updates, each development helps make the zoo a better place for the animals who call it home and the guests who love to visit.|
Here’s a look at some of the projects that are currently underway.
Giraffe & Zebra Exhibit
Construction is underway on the zoo's expanded giraffe exhibit that will now feature zebras as well.
The yard will be expanded, and an indoor enclosure for the animals will be built.
Red Fox Exhibit
The original red fox exhibit has been removed, and is being relocated to the space inbetween the new giraffe
and zebra yard and the wolf exhibit.
Majestic Predators/On the Trail to Jaguar Exhibits
The first phase of the Majestic Predators Capital Campaign is underway.
The new exhibits will be located on the site of the old pony yard. Expansion
will continue through future years.
The yard for pony rides is relocating to the woodchip area next to the pond
housing the turtles and capybaras.
Treetop Adventures is undergoing major renovations in preparation for the
2016 summer season. Both the adult course and Cub Climb will be updated.
The public restrooms underneath The Bayou are undergoing major renovations
in preparation for the 2016 season.
The Thomas Kimmell Conservation Kingdom playground is currently being renovated
in its entirety for the 2016 season.