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Roger Williams Zoo in Providence

Roger Williams Zoo

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    Animal Encounters and Wild Rides

    Set across Rhode Island's majestic woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence is home to over 150 species of rare and exotic animals and breeds from across the globe. Get up close and personal with a Komodo dragon, zebras, red pandas, African elephants, Masai giraffes, snow leopards, bears, anteaters, flamingoes, and reptiles in their natural habitat.

    Pay a visit to the petting and feeding zoo, stop by the seal encounter exhibit, and check out the new rainforest filled with creatures of all kinds. Save time for the new Explore and Soar area, offering an exhilarating zip ride, a train excursion through the woodlands, and camel rides. Dubbed "the finest zoo in New England" by the Boston Globe and one of the oldest, check out this 40-acre zoo during your trip to the Ocean State, near Hotel Providence.


    Prices -
    Adults: $17.95, Children (ages 2-12): $12.95, Seniors (ages 62+): $15.95

    Hours -
    10 am - 5 pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)


    • Learn, Explore, Discover
    • Food Truck Fridays
    • Zoo Camp
    • Rock-A-Baby Concerts
    • Party for the Planet
    • Mascot Meet and Greet


    • Animal Watching
    • Camps
    • Camel and Train Rides
    • Education
    • Carousel
    • Nature Trails
  • What Animals Can I See At The Roger Williams Zoo?

    Expect to see an eclectic blend of animals from bison and bears to cheetahs, leopards, and pandas. Make sure to check out the monkeys in the rainforest, seal encounters in the harbor, and giraffes in their natural habitat while visiting the Rogers Williams Zoo.

    How Long Should I Spend At The Roger Williams Zoo?

    To see all the fun animal exhibits, take a camel ride, go around on the carousel, and dine and shop, expect to spend about three hours at the Roger Williams Zoo. Spanning over 40 acres, the path through the Zoo is a little more than one-mile long. Wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen on sunny days.

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