The El Paso Zoo
Locally recognized as the Best Place to Take the Kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star Train and the Hunt Family Desert Spring water feature and the Foster Tree House Playground. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the El Paso Zoo celebrates the value of animals and natural resources and creates opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature. The El Paso Zoo is home to over 200 different species of animals.
The El Paso Zoo educates over 350,000 zoo visitors every year including thousands of students visiting the zoo on field trips. Visitors can learn about wild animals, their habitats, related conservation issues, and the ways in which they can contribute to their preservation.