Nature Centers & Zoos in and around Rochester, NY
Kids feeling nature-deprived? Bring them to a nature center or zoo! Here is KidsOutAndAbout's list of great places nearby!
Seneca Park Zoo
Be transported around the world as you come face to face with Masai giraffes, red pandas, African elephants, a southern white rhino, California sea lions, and much more. Enjoy the brand new Animals of the Savanna, feed the giraffes, play in the Tropics Adventure Zone, and enjoy the tram which transports you from the front of the Zoo to the back. Your visit directly helps save animals from extinction, as you support the efforts of Seneca Park Zoo, a national leader in species survival and conservation action. Seneca Park Zoo is involved in conservation efforts locally and globally, including reintroducing lake sturgeon to the Genesee River, supporting reforestation in Madagascar, and more.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621
Hidden Valley Animal AdventureOne of the most unique attractions in Western New York awaits you at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure!
Nestled in the hills of Wyoming County, you will be treated to breathtaking views as you take a guided tour on an open-air safari bus, or drive-through experience in the comfort of your own vehicle, through this 60+ acre animal park that includes an up close and personal experience to view and feed exotic animals such as camels, zebra, llama, emu, bison, and much more. Don’t forget to visit the Small Animal Adventure before you leave and grab a bite to eat at our Trailside Grill. Great fun for the whole family!