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Crossland Zoo
(41 Miles)
Crossett
The Crossland Zoo was established in 1953 and has over 50 different mammal, reptile and avian species. Special educational programs are presented throughout the year.
Monroe Zoo
(61 Miles)
Monroe
The wildest Party in town! Everyone enjoys a fun-filled day! Your family and friends will be able to spend the entire day at the ZOO.
Monroe
The zoo has 440 animals representing 167 species on 82 acres and we focus on delivering an entertaining, educational program in a manner that is safe for both the animals and the guests, while exposing the guests to specific themes and a solid messag...
Cypress Zoo
(69 Miles)
Benton
Come Have a WILD day at Cypress Zoo and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center with roughly 30 species located on about 10 acres inside the Cypress Black Bayou Park.
Jubilee Zoo
(79 Miles)
Shreveport
Jubilee Zoo is a family entertainment facility featuring a petting zoo and exotic animal exhibits. Bring the kids or spend some special time with your special someone. Bounce in the moonwalks, let the little ones ride a pony, tour the 20+ acre zoo ...
Frierson
Yogie and Friends is the only sanctuary for large, exotic cats in the State of Louisiana.
Hot Springs
Arkansas' largest fish and reptiles exhibit. Great for school and other groups. Open year-round. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Arkansas
Hot Springs
Pet a real alligator or visit our petting zoo with white tail deer and pygmy goats.Mini museum and many animals from around the world!
Greenwood
In addition to the huge reptiles, Gators and Friends has a fully stocked petting zoo where you and the kids can walk among tame and cuddly miniature horses, kangaroos, ring-tailed lemurs, deer, coatimundis, goats, llamas, a camel, a capybara (the lar...
Alligator Park
(99 Miles)
Natchitoches
Come explore the unique, mysterious, and exciting world of the American Alligator -- at the Bayou Pierre Alligator Park, located just outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana. This 5 acre park is an authentic Cajun countryside, complete with Cajun music, g...
Little Rock Zoo
(108 Miles)
Little Rock
The wildest classroom in town, and it's a fun place just to monkey around. e Rock with kids.
Gone Wild Safari
(123 Miles)
Pineville
A beautiful place for kids to enjoy animals out in the pastures and not in cages.
Alexandria
Encompasses 33 shady acres, and is home to more than 600 animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Greenbrier
At Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, we are implementing a sensible and effective strategy for preserving and expanding the number of elephants throughout the world. We are caring for a group of genetically different elephants so that we can ...
Tyler
A not for profit foundation which provides sanctuary and care for Lions, Tigers, Cougars, Leopards, Pumas and more!
Caldwell Zoo
(165 Miles)
Tyler
The zoo's philosophies are the preservation of our world's wildlife and the enrichment of the lives of zoo visitors, especially children. The mission of the Caldwell Zoo is to "provide positive educational and entertaining experiences that will st...
Baton Rouge Zoo
(203 Miles)
Baton Rouge
Over the past almost thirty-five years, the Zoo has grown to become the #1 year around family attraction in Baton Rouge. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Baton Rouge for kids.
Bonham
A great experience for animal lovers out on the farm. Kids will love spending the day with the ponies and all the other cute animals! They are also great for birthday parties.
Memphis Zoo
(203 Miles)
Memphis
The Zoo of tomorrow begins today. Together we are building one of the world's great zoos! Our friendly staff and volunteers are dedicated to providing a naturalistic and enriching sanctuary for our animals and a clean, friendly, entertaining and educ...
In Sync Exotics
(222 Miles)
Wylie
Dedicated to the rescue of neglected, abused and unwanted exotic felines, whom you may study. Join them on the weekends for a self-guided tour of their facility.
Eureka Springs
is a licensed safe haven mainly for big cats, with up close habitat viewing points, Education Station, and the exciting feeding time in the evening, which you may come back for free of charge.
Global Wildlife Center
(2)
(227 Miles)
Folsom
Feed the animals on a wild adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind the country, home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world!
The Gator Ranch
(1)
(228 Miles)
Moss Point
105 acres to explore, with all manner of natural wildlife to be spotted as well as the alligators themselves. Experienced wetland guides steer you safely through and provided informed commentary.
Meridian
This zoo features lots of animal interaction and over 100 different varieties of birds!
Hattiesburg Zoo
(235 Miles)
Hattiesburg
The 40 acre park houses a 12 acre zoological garden. Enter the Zoo, take a stroll down the promenade and get face-to-face with prairie dogs or continue on to the African Veldt to encounter antelope, zebra, ostrich, monkeys and servals.
Eagle Rock
Home to hundreds of rare and endangered animals from around the world! Over 500 animals and 58+ species ranging from monkeys to kangaroos, large retptiles to cats in our drive thru and petting zoo/walk thru too! Open Everyday. Check for Bottle Feed...
Tupelo
It's the ULTIMATE FAMILY ADVENTURE! And it is ONLY at the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Gentry
Wild Wilderness is a family park/zoo located in Gentry, Arkansas. There are over 85 different species of exotic animals placed on a beautiful 180-acre natural landscape with a 19 acre lake and several large ponds.
Branson
Branson's Newest and Wildest Animal Adventure is opening this Spring! We will be featuring many fun and exciting exhibits unlike anywhere else! Get up close and personal with your favorite animals from around the world!
Dallas Zoo
(243 Miles)
Dallas
With 95 acres to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, the Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! Our goal is to make your visit an exciting adventure with opportunities to learn about interesting wildlife, ...
Gator Country
(245 Miles)
Beaumont
The home of all things reptilian. Activities include: Feed the Alligators; Take Pictures with Reptiles; Touch and Hold Small Reptiles; Educational Show; and if you're brave enough: Swimming With Gators!
Frank Buck Zoo
(260 Miles)
Gainesville
Plenty of contented animals to watch, animal exhibits, events and programs. The kids will love feeding the giraffes, you can do this daily at 10.30am so head out early!
Broken Arrow
We (animal lovers) are a species very distinct from all others.A species that is compelled to help all of Gods' creatures to survive and live a fulfilled joyous life. Safari's Sanctuary in Broken Arrow was founded in 1995 to do just that. We rescu...
Alamo
An animal filled 2 1/2 mile drive-thru park where you can feed many species of exotic animals, including a petting zoo with a giraffe in!
Jenks
More than 200 exhibits are housed in the Oklahoma Aquarium, featuring thousands of salt and fresh water species and also mammals. In addition to the animals, the Aquarium is also home to the Great Hall, available for after-hours events, the Karl and ...
New Orleans
Audubon Nature Institute is a family of nine museums and parks dedicated to nature.
Audubon Zoo
(272 Miles)
New Orleans
One of the country's top-ranked zoos, Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging natural habitats, lush gardens and resting spots, the mystical Louisiana swamp and hands on animal encounters.
New Orleans
Walk beneath the vivid Caribbean Reef, marvel at the lush beauty of the Amazon Rainforest and journey the Mississippi River at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.
Franklin
Animal lovers of the family can spend the day seeing and learning about new animals, and even getting to interact with some on this drive through safari!
Fort Worth Zoo
(274 Miles)
Fort Worth
12 permanent exhibit areas offering a stunning array of happy wildlife, including a petting corral with creatures like corn snakes and armadillos. Plus a playbarn incase the weather turns!
Wynnewood
The G.W. Exotic Animal Park is the largest in the world for big cats open to the public. Take a Walk on the Wild side and take the endangered adventure tour and play with baby tigers, lions, bears. Don't forget to bring your camper, our new lake reso...
Tulsa
1500 animals representing 436 species on 78 acres.The Tulsa Zoo offers a variety of weekly scheduled activities, ranging from live animal presentations, to train rides! Click the link below to view our activiites calendar and join us for live animal ...
Tulsa
The Nature Center is a wonderful place to encounter the wildlife of the Tulsa area. Oxley Nature Center's 804 acres support a diversity of habitats along the south bank of Bird Creek. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for t...
Strafford
You can drive your own vehicle (or take the complimentary bus tour- seasonal) thru our Drive-Thru safari and get to experience hand feeding the animals. On the safari the exotic animals will literally come up to your car and eat right out of the palm...
Springfield
Take a walk on the wild side at Dickerson Park Zoo. The zoo, located in Springfield, Missouri, is home to more than 500 animals representing 170 species. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Missouri
Cameron Park Zoo
(285 Miles)
Waco
Get kids out of the house and into a world of nature, in Waco's 52-acre natural habitat, featuring everything from orangutans to komodo dragons!
Mobile Zoo
(299 Miles)
Wilmer
The zoo was established for education and continuing the existence of endangered/non-endangered wildlife. You can see wildlife from all over the world and learn about them. Tour our main building exhibits, tropical birds, reptiles, exit the building ...
Moody Gardens
(301 Miles)
Galveston
Looking for island fun? Work or play, this tropical destination is ideal for families and groups alike. Delve into the oceans depths at the Aquarium Pyramid. Explore the Discovery Museum or experience the action of the IMAX 3D, 4D or Ridefilm theater...
Glen Rose
Come and Discover Fossil Rim; you can see animals living in their near natural environment. Located just one hour and 20 minutes from the DFW area, the ~1700 acres of open spaces lets you interact with deer, rhinos, giraffes and other wildlife. Drive...
Bartlesville
Hidden away in the rugged Osage Hills of Northeastern Oklahoma, Woolaroc was established in 1925 as the ranch retreat of oilman Frank Phillips. The ranch is a 3,700 acre wildlife preserve, home to many species of native and exotic wildlife, such as b...

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Crossland Zoo

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South Arkansas Arboretum

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Arkansas Museum Of Natural Resourses

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