Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is at 1405 Bernstein Dr. This 100-acre site is home to more than 400 animals. The moated animal confines are surrounded by landscaped gardens. A children's zoo offers feeding and petting opportunities with animals such as pygmy goats, miniature Zebu cattle and horses and four-horned sheep. The Down Under Australia exhibit is home to a kookaburra, wallaroos, cockatoos and budgies. Boat rides through the habitats are available late March through October. A splash pad also is open seasonally.