Seneca Park Zoo: step into the wild

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When you think about all of the great things to do within the city of Rochester, you might not be thinking about the Seneca Park Zoo. Seneca Park Zoo Rochester NY

Located in the 14621 Neighborhood (on the East bank of the Genesee River), you'll find the Zoo spanning 15.5 acres of land. Home to over 90 species, you will have plenty to look at as you meander through the exhibits.

Sea Lion, Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester NY

Tamarin Monkey, Seneca Park Zoo

But, there is much more to the Zoo than just looking at animals. It is also a great place to learn. Do you like learning about mammals, reptiles, fish, birds or amphibians? Want to know which animals are endangered? Or maybe your interest is in conservation? Head to the Zoo.

Rhino Exhibit

When you get to the Zoo, you'll step out of Rochester and into Africa...

Step into Africa

...and discover a different world inside our city.

Lion Lion Cubs

Interested in a little Zoo history? Check this out: the Fredrick Law Olmsted Company created the plans for Seneca Park (read more Zoo History here).

One more important thing to know is that the Zoo is open all year long. They only close the first Saturday in June for Zoobilation, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Find the Animals: Seneca Park Zoo: (585) 336-7200 2222 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14621 http://www.senecaparkzoo.org

Dates & Hours: Jan. 1 - March 31: 10am to 3pm. You may stay on grounds until 4pm.

April 1 - Oct. 31: 10am to 4pm. You may stay on grounds until 5pm. Zoo opens at 9:30am for Zoo members.

Nov. 1 - Dec. 31: 10am to 3pm. You may stay on grounds until 4pm.

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