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 hundreds of animals representing 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.
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News & Upcoming Events
FEBRUARY 9, 2019, 6-9PM – Orchid Escape Opening Night
Escape the cold and journey to South America! Be the first to stroll through Orchid Escape, a tropical jungle filled with blooming orchids, waterfalls, and exotic animals.
Special Event Ticket Required – ON SALE NOW.
Zoo Memberships Make Great Gifts!
For more information or to purchase a membership please click here.
ECV Scooters Available for Rent
ECV Scooters are now available for rent! These are available at the front gate on a first come first serve basis. Reservations are not accepted. Click here for pricing and additional information.