Northeast WI has several Zoos and Petting Zoos to take the family to! Check out the following list and take some road trips this summer to check a few of these out!
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NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, 4378 Reforestation Road in Suamico.
- April 1st through May 31st and September 1st through October 31st : Daily 9am-6pm.
- June 1st through August 31st: Daily 9am-8pm.
- November 1st through March 31st: Daily 9am-4pm.
Regular Admission Rates – FREE for Children (2 and under), $6 Children (3 to 15), $9 Adults (16+), $6 Seniors (62+), FREE for Zoo Pass Members.
The miles of trails, picnic areas, trout ponds, and animal exhibits provide fun and enjoyment for the whole family. Guests who ride the Zip Line will stand at the top of the observation tower, just south of the zoo’s main entrance building, and see a good portion of the animal exhibits and lush habitat.
Open 7 days per week, 365 days per year, the NEW Zoo is an awesome place to escape the mundane and embark upon a fun-filled day “on the wild side” of things.
Feed the Giraffes – 10am to 1pm and 2pm-5pm (this does cost money).
The NEW Zoo’s Adventure Park, located adjacent to the NEW Zoo on Brown County Reforestation Camp land, consists of three exciting components: the Dual “Racing” Zip Lines, the Aerial Adventure Course, and the Climbing Tower.
Special Memories Zoo, W7013 Spring Rd in Greenville, WI.
May 6th through –TBA– The hours are Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 10am-6pm. (Closed on Rainy and Stormy Days)
Admission Rates: Under 24 months: Free, 2-5 years: $5.50, 6-12 years: $7, 13yrs and above: $9 and Train Ride: $3
We have a large variety of animals from large to small. Come get up close and personal with your favorites. While you visit you can take a train ride through Badgerland Trails to see and learn about all of our Native Wisconsin animals. Bring picnic and spend the day.
Menominee Park Zoo, 520 Pratt Trail in Oshkosh, WI.
May 6th – Sept. 24th from 9am-6pm and Admission is FREE!
Being open seasonally, the majority of the zoo animals are leased, allowing a different variety each year. As the Zoo continues to grow and improve, several major, permanent exhibits are planned. These exhibits will house native species and the animals will reside here all year. Three permanent exhibits are complete they are the Wolf, Elk, and Otter exhibits.
Take some time and enjoy Menominee Park Amusement Park next to the Zoo. June – August: 11am-6pm daily and Weekends & Holidays in May & Sept: 11am-6pm. Train ride $1.25/person and Whip ride $1/person.
There is even a small lagoon where you can enjoy some water activities with some non motorized rentals.
Manitowoc Lincoln Park Zoo, 1215 N. Eighth St. in Manitowoc, WI
Free Admission! 7am-7pm (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
The zoo has just under 200 animals, including black bear, bald eagle, cougar, lynx and others. It is situated along the Little Manitowoc River and provides a deck for viewing ducks, geese, sandhill cranes, and many other birds that gather along the river.
Animal Haven Farm Zoo, N1720 Bucholtz Rd. in Weyauwega, WI
Admission: Free under 2yrs., 2-5 is $6.00, 6-12 is $8.00 and 13 to Adult is $10.00
Open 7 days per week 10:00am – 7:00pm May 1st through September 30th and Open weekends April, October, and November 10:00am – 7:00pm
Animal Haven covers 30 scenic acres of trees, ponds and open areas.
We are a “Walk Through Zoo” featuring over 100 different species of animals ranging from small chickens to an 800 pound Tiger!
Bruemmer Park Zoo, E4280 County Road F in Kewaunee, WI.
Admission is FREE! Feel free to donate to the zoo while you are there.
Open from 7am until sunset year round.
The park features a small zoo with many animals native to northeastern Wisconsin. The park has wooded trails and borders the Kewaunee River.
DeYoung Family Zoo, N5406 County Road 577 in Wallace MI.
Zoo Admission Prices: Adults: $12 (Age 16 – 65), Seniors: $10 (Age 65 and older), Children: $8 (Age 5 – 16) Free (Age 4 and under)
A Petting Zoo is available. You will find various types of domestic barnyard critters. Feed can be purchased at the zoo to feed the animals. Feed Prices:
Bucket of Feed: $5.00 or Cup of Feed: $1.00
This is not a big city zoo, step out of the box, away from the concrete jungle and come along on a new journey. You will love the natural setting filled with amazing animals from around the world. Large natural habitats, education through hands-on experiences, as well as up close and personal family fun!
Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Rd. B in Hilbert, WI
Opens May 3rd. Mondays: Closed – Most days are 10am-3pm but please check the schedules/dates/times right here.
Admission: $13.00 per person ages 2 to 92, FREE – Children up to 24 months are free.
Admission fee is all inclusive. Included are the children’s pony ride, your hayride, milking the cow, grain to feed the goats…and all the fun farm activities. You even pick your own FREE pumpkin in the fall.
Each person is encouraged to have first hand experience by touching all of our animals. Kids especially love our pony rides, hayrides and learning to milk a cow. You’ll also enjoy the farm as you learn things you never knew about farm animals including cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits, geese, donkeys and more! Touch, feed and experience these incredible animals close up as they become your teachers.
Spring comes alive with the birth of all the baby farm animals. Summer is a delightful time to pack a picnic lunch & enjoy in our old fashioned picnic & playground area. In Fall our famous Pumpkin Patch is stocked full and ready for you and your family to pick your own FREE pumpkin!
Glacier Ridge Animal Farm, N9458 Ridge Road in Van Dyne, WI
Farm Admission — Adults: $6.00, Kids & Teens: $5.00 and 2 and Under: Free.
Developmentally and Physically Disabled are Free of Charge.
May – October —–Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (weather permitting)
Come and spend a day where the buffalo roam! Head down the trail and begin your journey of animal discovery. Visit all of our farm friends including the pigs, goats, ducks, geese and chickens. Be sure not to miss our exotic friends, especially the camels. Behold the splendor of Elk and Deer. Experience the sight of Water Buffalo, Watusi Cattle and an array of exotic and domestic animals, reptiles and birds. Then, head up to the north pasture and see the magnificence of the Great American Buffalo.
The Farm, 4285 Hwy 57 in Sturgeon Bay, WI
Open daily 9am-5pm – Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-October
Rates: Adults (13 and over) $8.50, Children (3-12) $5.00, Children 2 and under FREE
The Farm is a delight for people of all ages. As a living museum of rural America, it is a blending of cultural, historical, agricultural, ecological, recreational and educational values. Every year, The Farm virtually explodes with newborn and new-hatched creatures. Goat kids, piglets, foals, calves and lambs are born throughout the season; chicks hatch everyday in the observation incubator. Be sure to check the stork report in the lobby.
Plum Loco Animal Farm, 4431 Plum Bottom Rd. in Egg Harbor, WI
Memorial Weekend – Labor Day Sunday, Daily 9:30am-4:30pm (closed Wednesdays).
Admission Prices- Adults – $8, Kids 2-17 are $6, Seniors are $5.75 and Groups of 8 or more are 15% off.
Stop in and feed the animals, play at the Farm Village with the kids and try your hand at some of the puzzles or yard games.