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About The Zoo

Connecting people with the world around them happens naturally at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.  Your visit to Indiana’s first zoo offers a worldwide adventure as you encounter over 700 animals from around the globe.

Located on 45-scenic acres on Evansville’s northwest side, we welcome you to our unique zoo and think you’ll enjoy being completely immersed in natural beauty.  From the South American rainforest of Amazonia to the Family Garden, Lake Victoria, and the rolling hills in between; Connecting people with the natural world is mission accomplished when you visit Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.

Camp Banner v3

Zoo Campers:  Early Bird Discount for enrolling by April 15!

Upcoming Events

Take a look at the 2015 Zoo Events Calendar and Save the Date today!


Meet Brother & Sister Bear from the Berenstain Bears (copyright 2015)- March 28 & 29

Still time to apply to become a ZooTeen – Application deadline April 3






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