The Queens Zoo is an 18-acre park zoo located within the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the New York City Borough of Queens. It is part of the partnership between the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the Wildlife Conservation Society integrating a system of 4 zoos and 1 aquarium. The Queens Zoo is the home of over 75 different species, and it is not located far from MoMA PS1.
Queens Zoo Events
Due to the Partnership between NYC Parks and the WCS, the Queens Zoo hosts a wide variety of events relating to environmental education. Their programming actively encourages children of all ages to “explore their wild side” while learning all about the wildlife living in the zoo and their habitats. Visit the official website for the complete catalog of upcoming events. (https://queenszoo.com/).
Queens Zoo Map
To fully enjoy a visit to the Queens Zoo where there is so much to do and so much to see, the best thing to do is to plan ahead. The official website offers an interactive map (https://queenszoo.com/map) highlighting the many attractions of the Zoo, the location of the store, cafe, administration building, and the education center.
Queens Zoo Animals
The Queens Zoo is the home of more than 75 different animal species native to the American Continent, including Pumas, Bald Eagles, American Bison, Bobwhite Quail, Canadian Lynx, Texas Longhorn, Pronghorn, Cattle Egret, and the Southern Pudu among others. Additionally, the Queens Zoo is also home to the rare Andean Bear.
Queens Zoo Tickets
Tickets for the Queens Zoo can be purchased online ahead of your visit, print the voucher or keep it on your phone, and show it at the zoo’s entrance to gain access. General admissions cost is adults $9.95, children $6.95, seniors $7.95, and Children under 2 enter for free.
Queen Zoo Hours
The Queens Zoo is located at 53-51 111th Street in Corona, zip code NY 11368. From April 6 through November 2 the park opens from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Mondays to Fridays, and from 10 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Weekends and Holidays. The zoo schedules different daily activities, check the website to get the information. (https://queenszoo.com/schedule)
Queens Zoo Wedding
It may sound strange, but the Queens Zoo is one of the most desirable wedding venues in Queens. Animal lovers from all over the State come to the zoo give the “I do” to their significant other in a whimsical venue full of magic. To make a reservation call at 718 741 3836.
Queens Zoo Playground
The Queens Zoo offers entertainment for the entire family, but their special focus is the children. In addition to the many activities dedicated to the little ones, there is also the Queens Zoo Interactive Playground, combining fun and education together.
Queens Zoo Aviary
The Queens Zoo Aviary is the crown jeweled of the park. The Structure’s history alone is amazingly-riched, dating back to the1964 New York World’s Fair. The aviary is the home of some of the most exquisite birds indigenous to the American Continent, including Bald Eagles, Bobwhite Quails, and Cattle Egrets.