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 representing 186 species 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.
News & Upcoming Events
Breakfast with Santa tickets are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased online only by clicking here. Purchase early, this event will sell out! Update: Both 9:30AM sessions are sold out. A small number of tickets remain in the 8AM sessions.
Holiday Gift Guide:
Give the gift of the wild! Proceeds from your purchases at the Zoo directly benefit Mesker Park Zoo and our animals.