Elmwood Park Zoo Map
The zoo's mission is to foster an appreciation for wildlife and the environment that will inspire active participation in conservation.
Smoking and vaping is prohibited inside the zoo.
#1 Taphouse 23 Giraffe Experience
Come face-to-face with the world’s tallest mammal when you hand feed our giant giraffes! Check out the feeding times on our Shows & Attractions page.
#2 Junior Inspector Healthy HQ
The Healthy HQ is the first stop on a journey that will lead you throughout the zoo in search of 4 hidden stations, each one focusing on how the zoo’s animals stay healthy by following the “5-2-1-0” message. Record all 4 stations in your logbook and become an official “Junior Inspector!”
#3 Wildlife Lodge
This indoor exhibit space features a mix of mammals, reptiles and amphibians that hail from all over the globe.
#4 Trail of the Jaguar
An indoor/outdoor exhibit that is home to animals from the American southwest, including the majestic jaguar.
#5 Connelly Foundation’s Birds of Paradise
See and meet an array of tropical sun conures and canary-winged parakeets from inside a tropical rainforest. Guests may choose to hand feed the birds but the fee is not required to enter the exhibit.
#6 Treetop Adventures
Climb, zip and swing on over 50 challenge games and zip lines that span up to 50 feet above the ground!
#7 Bubby’s Seafood Shack
Visit our interactive kiosk and learn about how you can help protect the ocean’s wildlife by choosing sustainable seafood options in the grocery store and at the restaurant.
#8 Bison Express
Walk through an authentic train caboose and learn about the American bison and its conservation success story.
#9 Xfinity Bison Experience
Guests can hand-feed the nation’s largest land mammal in this highly unique experience!
Enjoy a spin on the zoo’s vintage-inspired, animal-themed carousel.
#11 Thomas Kimmel Playground
An interactive play space featuring areas to climb, run, jump, swing, dig and spin!
#12 Butterfly Train
Children will love this train-like ride on a friendly caterpillar that takes them on a journey toward becoming a butterfly!
#13 Thomas Kimmel Percussion Garden
An interactive play space that encourages children to make beautiful music with giant chimes, drums, and bells.
#14 Nature Shop
#15 Eagle View Snacks
#16 Jaguar Gift Kiosk
#17 Treetop Café
#18 Lemonade Stand
#19 Backyard Bites
#20 Petrucci’s Ice Cream
#21 Zoo Brew Beer Garden
#23 Nature Shop
#24 Karibu Hut
#25 Calle Mae Picnic Pavilion
#26 Zoo Bowl Theater
#27 Canopy Gardens
#28 Quiet Space
A dedicated quiet space for individuals or families seeking a rest, with gated access and available seating
#29 Oberkircher Discover Center