BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

3601 Thomas Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807- Map It
Phone: (225) 775-3877

AAA Editor Notes

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is at 3601 Thomas Rd. Most of the zoo's 1,400 animals and birds reside in naturalistic outdoor habitats. L'aquarium de Louisiane highlights the region's fish, reptiles and amphibians. Realm of the Tiger features Malayan and Sumatran tigers, siamang gibbons and an Asian aviary. A children's zoo and playground also are on the grounds. Scenic rides aboard the Cypress Bayou Railroad take visitors through the natural wetlands surrounding the zoo. Keeper chats are given daily. Food is available.
$8.75; $7.75 (ages 65+); $5.75 (ages 2-12); $1.50 (Wed. 2-5 p.m.). Train ride $2.
Hours: Daily 9:30-5 (also Sat.-Sun. 5-6, Apr.-Aug.). Last admission 1 hour before closing. Keeper chats at 10 and 3. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.