Charles Paddock Zoo

9305 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422- Map It
(805) 461-5080

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.
$7; $6 (ages 65+); $5 (ages 3-11).
Hours: Daily 10-5, Apr.-Oct.; 10-4, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.