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Seneca Park Zoo

Come visit the animals at Seneca Park Zoo, which is open all year long. Closed New Year's Day, the first Saturday in June for Zoobilation,Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Zoo Front Gate

Seneca Park Zoo inspires our community to connect, care for, and conserve wildlife and wild places. Situated on 15.5 acres along the Genesee River, the Zoo is a gem among Greater Rochester’s family attractions.


The Zoo leads conservation efforts locally, regionally and internationally. African lions, olive baboons and African elephants that reside in our A Step Into Africa Exhibit inspire guests to care about the Ngorongoro Crate, a unique conservation area in Tanzania.


A stop in the ECO Center introduces visitors to the playful North American river otter and living dinosaurs, the lake sturgeon, which help convey stories of successful species reintroduction into the Genesee River.


The Rocky Coasts Exhibit offers underwater views of the habitats of our polar bear, sea lions and African penguins. Bornean orangutans, a white rhino, a curious mob of meerkats, a pair of ring-tailed lemurs and a pair of snow leopards round out your memorable Zoo experience.

The Zoo is open all year long. Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.