Central Park Zoo, New York City

Located in New York’s most famous park, Central Park Zoo houses over 150 different animal species. The compact 2.6 hectare (6.5 acre)-zoo has three major exhibit areas: tropic, temperate, and polar. Meet red pandas, snow leopards, dart poison frogs, lemurs, golden weavers, and more. Visit the children’s area to feed grain to friendly sheep, alpacas, and potbellied pigs. Other zoo activities include the penguin and sea lion feedings, and an immersive movie experience at the 4D theater for an extra fee. Add Central Park Zoo and other attractions to your New York City trip itinerary using our New York City trip builder website .
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  • We had a great time at the Central Park Zoo. We were there on a pretty hot day and most of the animals were out to see. The only one we didn't see was the snow leopard. The sea lions were fun to watch...  more »
  • For the price we expect to see a little more! Red panda, snow panther and monkeys hide too well..... and indeed, animals have very little space
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  • Just amazing. I went here with my friends and family many times....it's a refreshing experience all the time. I was never tired to see all the nature and beauty of this place. So small but so elegant. I was always a fond of animals....loved animals. I recommend this place to family and nerdy friends. Just to talk and take a scroll.....spent some time away from our busy lives. ......it's refreshing...
  • This zoo was perfect for our family visit. Only a train ride away from Brooklyn. They served beer 😎. We were able to tour the whole zoo in under 2 hours and then enjoy a nice lunch that we brought with us. It was a bit colder than we had expected but at least there wasn't any rain. The staff were very helpful and the premises were kept clean. Of course they have at nice selection of animals to see
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