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Things to know before you visit

  Austin Zoo is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization.   We rely on private donations, gate admissions, grants and sponsorships to continue to care for the animals we have, and to be able to take in new animals that need a safe home. Read More


The mission of Austin Zoo is to assist animals in need through rescue, conservation, and education. Located on the southwest edge of Austin off Highway 290 West and Circle Drive, Austin Zoo is a pleasant Hill Country zoo where visitors from around the world can come to learn about animals close-up, spend some time outdoors getting exercise, and have fun. Read More