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Central Valley Zoos

Zoos Overview

Central Valley

Central Valley zoos include the Sacramento Zoo, Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Micke Grove Zoo and the California Living Museum. See venomous snakes, exotic insects, flamingos, monkeys, bears and more from Sacramento to Bakersfield. Zoos are always one of the best choices for fun things to do with kids.

Central Valley

The Sacramento Zoo is located off Interstate 5 in Sacramento. This is a moderate-sized city zoo with nearly 500 wild animals on display. Sacramento Zoo animals list includes orangutan, giraffe, lions, pandas, birds, poison dart frogs, snakes, rainforest animals, African animals and other endangered animals.

Sacramento Zoo
3930 West Land Park Drive
Sacramento, California 95822
(916) 264-5888

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The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is located in Roeding Park off Highway 99 in Fresno. This is a large city zoo with hundreds of wild animals from around the world on display. Fresno Zoo animals list includes orangutan, giraffe, bears, pandas, birds, poison dart frogs, snakes, rainforest animals, African animals and other endangered animals.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue
Fresno, California 93728
(559) 498-2671

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The zoo is located in Micke Grove Park off Highway 99 in Lodi. This is a small county zoo with over 100 wild animals on display. Zoo animals include mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and invertebrates and other endangered animals.

Micke Grove Zoo
11793 N. Micke Grove Road
Lodi, California 95240
(209) 331-7270

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The California Living Museum is located off Highway 178 northeast of Bakersfield. This is a small zoo with local wild animals on display. Zoo animals list includes porcupine, bears, red fox, birds, mountain lions, rattlesnakes, badgers and other native animals.

California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Harrell Highway
Bakersfield, California 93306
(661) 872-2256

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