Seneca Park Zoo

Rochester, NY

Where are we going?

Seneca Park Zoo
2222 St Paul St
NY 14621

585 336 7200

What is there to do?

Explore one of Greater Rochester’s most popular family attractions and head to Seneca Park Zoo for your next family day out experience!

Seneca Park Zoo is nestled within 15+ acres along the Genesee River. Here, you can take a stroll along their tree-lined pathways, and enjoy a park like experience, but with one difference. Yes, animals!

Throughout the zoo you can come face to face with animals from ALL over the world. Kids can meet those grand African lions, exotic Amur tigers, and playful sea lions.

From the tall giraffes, the tiny hedgehogs, and the rare and endangered white rhino, your entire day is one WILD learning experience for the kids! 

It's not just the mammals that you can meet at your day at Seneca Park Zoo. Those favorite reptiles are ready to meet you, including pythons, lizards, geckos, and even a boa constrictor!

From scales to wings, the zoo is also home to number of beautiful, unusual and colorful birds, including the iconic Bald Eagle, adorable penguins, humorous emus, an intimidating vultures. 

Not only is the zoo a fun place to meet animals, and also a great place to learn about them too, but you can also enjoy fun events held throughout the year!

There is seasonal fun with Santa, Halloween specials with ZooBoo, and plenty of summer fun too!

So why not walk on the wild side next time you are in Rochester, and spend your day with some very amazing creatures!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $12 (April to Oct), then $10 rest of year

Children: Ages 3-11: $9 (April to Oct) then $7 rest of year

Discount: Senior, military and group discounts

Free Under: 2 years, plus free for members


Need a little extra help?

They strive to make the zoo accessible to all visitors, with parking, handi-cart transportation, wheelchairs available to borrow & more! Guests with service animals must notify staff at the Front Gate before entering the Zoo.


When can we go?

10am - 5pm (last entry 4pm) from April to October. Rest of year 4pm close (last entry 3pm)

Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


Any top tips?

Keep an eye on the fun events they host across the year, including ZooBoo Halloween fun, breakfast with Santa, ZooBrew in summer and 5K runs!

I’m Hungry!

You won't go hungry at this popular zoo! Eagles Landing Cafe and Crater Canteen offer a range of food items between them, including burgers, pizza, sides, chicken tenders, hot dogs, paninis & more!

Healthy Eating

There are kids meals, fruit trays & salads available across the cafes! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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