Amarillo Zoo
Where more than imaginations run WILD!

Founded in 1955 the Amarillo Zoo is a place to share the wonders of the animal world with kids of all ages. The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you'll do more than just'll experience the animal world.

Once you've finished enjoying the zoo, make sure to visit Thompson Park. Visitors will discover shaded picnic areas, playgrounds, beautiful lakes, swimming, tennis and walking trails in this 330-acre regional park.

Hummingbird and Pollinators Event

Hummingbird and Pollinators Event
Saturday, September 6, 2014
9:30am – 3:00pm

Black-chinned Hummingbirds will be preparing for fall migration and the Zoo will be offering workshops, exhibits and presentations for folks to learn more about these fascinating little birds. Fall perennials will be on sale from Canyon’s Edge Nursery and presentation and exhibits will focus on hummingbirds, purple martins, blue birds, bees and other native backyard wildlife.

Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo


Day of Honor

Day of Honor
September 11, 2014
9:30am – 5:00pm

On September 11, 2014 the Zoo presents its Day of Honor. We salute the men and women who serve our nation and communities with free admission for veterans and members of our armed forces as will as active and retired police, fire and ambulance personnel and emergency responders (identification of active or retired status must be shown to receive free admission)


BOO at the Zoo

BOO at the Zoo
October 24 and 25
6pm – 9pm
October 26
Noon – 5pm

Looking for an “un-BOO-lievably” wild way to celebrate Halloween? Then make plans to join the aniamls for an evening of not-so-scary, high spirited Halloween fun!

Admission – $5 per person/non-member
$4 per person/member

Amarillo Zoo’s MONSTERS!
Friday, October 31
6pm – 9pm
Details coming soon!!