Red River Zoo is at 4255 23rd Ave. S. Among the animal residents are Bactrian camels, Chinese red pandas, prairie dogs and the takin, a goat-antelope hybrid native to the eastern Himalayas. Visitors also can interact with domestic animals and view gray wolves from a trapper's cabin. Kids will love the fully restored Diederich Family Carousel.
$9.75; $8.75 (ages 2-14 and 60+). Carousel ride $2.
Save $1 on admission for seniors, adults, and children.
Hours: Daily 10-7, late Apr.-Labor Day; daily 10-5, day after Labor Day-late Oct.; Sat.-Sun. 10-5, rest of year (weather permitting). Carousel pavilion open Sat.-Sun. Closed Easter and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.