A zoo with paddleboats and wagon rides? Must be Lehigh Valley Zoo! This beautiful Pennsylvanian zoo is part of an incredible 1,100 acre nature preserve. There are over 275 amazing animals from all over the world, that come from 70 weird and wonderful species!
Have you ever encountered the iconic bison? Or heard a kookaburra laughing? Have you watched the long necked ostrich run, or the prairie dog squeak? There are so many animals to learn about and enjoy!
Lehigh Valley Zoo hold amazing events across the year, so make sure you take the kids to some! They have trick-or-treating around the zoo, as well as live music, or they hold days to educate about those beautiful animals which are now endangered. Kids can watch animals feedings and ask all the questions they want to the staff. It's a great way for kids to learn about the environment and how important is it for us to look after our animals.
A zoo with more than just animals? Of course it is! Lehigh Valley Zoo have SUPER fun family activities with the horse-drawn wagon rides and paddle boats. Kids can make their way around Lemur Island, or experience the amazing behind-the-scenes activity with the wagon rides! A great experience for kids!
The zoo really want to look after these animals, and do their best to educate kids on them all. Through programs, field trips and summer camps, kids can really get to understand these animals.
They also can hold birthday parties there! What better way to celebrate than with lions, and tigers, and bears…oh my!
$12 (Ages 2 - 11)
Online discounts, also senior discounts
If you want to support the zoo, check out adopting an animal!
If you are coming from Lehigh Valley, Take US 22 to Rt 309 North exit. Follow this and turn left onto Game Preserve Road. Turn left at the zoo entrance, and you'll see the parking lot.
The zoo is an amazing place for students! They offer field trips, zoo camps, summer camps, teacher workshops...an amazing education.
If you have saved up your pennies, head to Zoo' Nature Store and Blue RIbbon General Store! Stuffed animals, puzzle, shirts, hats, treats...all ready to be enjoyed!
Click here for lots more great things to do near you in Pennsylvania
April to November 10am - 4pm / Rest of Year 10am - 3pm
All year round
Other great things to do with kids near to
Lehigh Valley Zoo