ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park

201 Park Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033- Map It
Phone: (717) 534-3900

AAA Editor Notes

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is at 201 Park Ave., opposite Hersheypark. This 11-acre zoo depicts native plants and animals from five North American regions: Big Sky Country, The Great Southwest, Eastern Woodlands, Southern Swamps, and Northlands. ZooAmerica cares for more than 200 animals representing 75 species. Visitors can pre-register to take the 2-hour After-Hours Tour, conducted by flashlight, to see animal buildings and the health center at night as well as to feed an otter, touch a reptile and hold a bird of prey. They also can pre-register to take the 2-hour Early Bird Tour to explore outdoor exhibits, feed select animals and watch an enrichment activity with mountain lions. A photography tour also is available. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$11.50; $9.50 (ages 3-8 and 55+). Admission to zoo included with Hersheypark ticket on same day. After-Hours or Early Bird tour $49 (ages 3+); reservations with 72-hour notice are required.
Hours: Park open daily. Opening and closing times vary; phone ahead. After-Hours Tour departs Wed. and Sat. at 8, Apr.-Sept.; at 6, rest of year. Early Bird Tour departs Tues., Fri. and Sun. at 8, year-round. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.