Oakland Zoo at Knowland Park

9777 Golf Links Rd.
Oakland, CA 94605- Map It
Phone: (510) 632-9525

AAA Editor Notes

Oakland Zoo at Knowland Park, off I-580 at 9777 Golf Links Rd., offers picnic facilities, playgrounds, amusement rides, a train and more than 400 exotic and native animals in naturalistic habitats. An aerial tram affords a bird's-eye view of the area. A children's zoo lets kids visit a bug house as well as see sheep, goats, snakes, turtles, fruit bats and lemurs. Food is available.
Zoo $22 (ages 15-64); $12 (ages 2-14 and seniors ages 65-75); free (ages 0-1 and 76+). Rides $1.75-$3.50.
Hours: Zoo open Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat.-Sun. and holidays 10-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; daily 10-4, rest of year. Ride area, train and sky ride open Mon.-Fri. at 11, Sat.-Sun. and holidays at 10. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.