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.
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News & Upcoming Events
Zoo Brew Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets for the wildly popular Zoo Brew event are on sale now! This 21+ event includes beer, wine, and food samples, live music, and more in the unique setting of the Zoo after hours. Grab your tickets now before they sell out! Click here for more information!
Summer Camp sessions are filling fast!
With 8 week-long sessions of hands-on, interactive, and FUN camps, you can be sure your kids are making great summer memories – and learning something too! Sessions are starting to fill up, so don’t delay registration!
Learn more about Zoo Camp by clicking here: Zoo Camp