Elmwood Park Zoo

1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA 19401- Map It
Phone: (610) 277-3825

AAA Editor Notes

Elmwood Park Zoo, on Harding Blvd., following signs, is home to bald eagles, cougars, prairie dogs, red pandas, zebras and other animals. Visitors learn about and may observe exotic and endangered species from around the world. Seasonal features include a petting barn, a wildlife carousel and a playground as well as exhibits where visitors can hand-feed giraffes, bison, tropical conures and canary-winged parakeets. Treetop Adventures features more than 50 rope and zipline courses for children and adults. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$16.95; $14.95 (students with ID); $12.95 (ages 3-12 and 65+). Phone for Treetop Adventures rates; reservations are required.
Station: Elm St-Norristown
Hours: Zoo daily 10-5, Apr.-Oct.; 10-4, rest of year. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Treetop Adventures daily 10-4:30, Apr.-Sept.; by appointment rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 31. Allow 1 hour minimum.