AAA Editor Notes
Charles Paddock Zoo is at 9305 Pismo Ave., in Atascadero Lake Park; from US 101 take SR 41/Morro Rd. w. 1.5 mi. to Atascadero Lake Park, following signs. This nicely landscaped 5-acre facility with lots of trees, shade and benches is home to more than 150 animals, including spider monkeys, fossa, red pandas, lemurs and a Malaysian tiger.
Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.