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Family Attractions & Destinations

San Francisco Zoo & Gardens

Map1 Zoo Road
San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Conservation Parks
  • Nature Education
  • Train Rides
  • Zoos & Petting Zoo


San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is one of the Bay Area's most popular family destinations, connecting people to wildlife, inspiring caring for nature and advancing conservation action and home to more than 2,000 exotic, endangered and rescued/non-releasable animals comprised of more than 250 species. The Zoo features seven distinct gardens where native and unusual plant species thrive, the historic Dentzel Carousel and Little Puffer miniature steam train. Open daily.

Additional Information:

County: San Francisco
Good for: Elementary ages
Families with all ages
Tweens & Teens

Quick Facts:

About Us

SF Zoo has the largest playground in San Francisco!

SF Zoo is the only zoo in the world with endangered San Francisco garter snakes.

SF Zoo is home to the oldest male chimpanzee living under human care (Cobby, approximate age is 60)

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