Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Visits, membership fees, and donations by concerned individuals aid provide funds to take care of the plants and animals here and in the wild. In addition to providing care for the animals and plants at the Zoo, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is likewise dedicated to safeguarding their wild counterparts in various other indigenous habitats.
New to Jacksonville or visiting with family? If you planned to experience an amazing and mind-blowing encounter with wildlife and nature the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is certainly the initial stop for you!
The Zoo’s Preservation Technique is focused on featuring species and habitat-focused projects that promote landscape-level benefits for biodiversity conservation, Regional Species Programs which are mainly cooperations with government companies and NGOs in the conservation, reintegration, study, and return of some endangered species belonging to the southeast US and the Caribbean Basin and likewise Species-focused Preservation Programs.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is open all through the week from 9 am– 5 pm, however, online tickets/membership appointments are required for all visitors and must be made beforehand.
The management of Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is very concerned about the security and health of the visitors as well as the animals and so have a number of regulations that if adhered to securely guarantees the health and wellness of all parties.
The Zoo adds a percentage of every ticket and membership fee sold to sustain conservation efforts. Members of the Zoo likewise enjoy 12 months of free access to the Zoo and Gardens, access to member-only occasions, money off purchases, and discounted admission to other accredited zoos and aquariums.
With an animal wellness team (1 of only 7 zoos in the USA), the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is able to give the best care for the animals.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens lies at the entry of the Trout River, adjacent to where it flows into the St. Johns River. Opened up in 1914, the zoo has expanded from its small beginnings to be counted among Jacksonville’s leading tourist attractions boasting of about a million visitors annually.
The zoo is active and strongly devoted to the preservation and preservation of plants and animal species, participating in national and worldwide conservation campaigns and Species Survival Program.
From Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States to A-HESSCO Roadside Assistance & Towing Innovations, 10943 Moncrief Dinsmore Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32219, United States via I-95 N and I-295 N
16 min (13.1 miles)
Get on I-95 N from Zoo Pkwy
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Follow I-95 N and I-295 N to FL-104 W/Dunn Ave. Take exit 30 from I-295 N
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