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 look...you'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.
September 26, 2015
As part of National Preparedness Month the Zoo is providing a family friendly, interactive event that will encourage kids to visit safety stations located throughout the Zoo. Families who participate in the Safety Safari will learn about poison prevention, weather emergency preparedness, traffic safety, fire and burn prevention, how to call 9-1-1 in an emergency, and more! Complete the Safety Safari Search and turn in a completed sheet for a chance to win a WILD prize!