COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

In an abundance of caution, the Utica Zoo will be closed to the public until further notice to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. We will have a core team of animal care professionals on grounds to continue to provide top level animal care to our animals. Please refer to our Facebook page for continuous updates. Thank you.

Utica Zoo News

2018 NYPA Wildlife Festival


Posted on September 3rd, 2018

Once again, the New York Power Authority Wildlife Festival has returned! On Saturday, September 8, enjoy FREE ZOO ADMISSION courtesy of the New York Power Authority! This family friendly event includes El Jefe’s Tacos & More, Holy Smoque’s BBQ Fusion, Voss’s At the Zoo, face painting, Jim Okey Magic Comedy, Champion Chainsaw Sculptor Mark Tyoe, Wolf Mountain Nature Center, Erie Read More

Utica Zoo Career Opportunities


Posted on January 19th, 2018

Utica Zoo Career Opportunities The Utica Zoo sits in the Roscoe Conkling Park in Utica, NY on over 80 pristine acres, 40 of which are currently developed. We care for over 200 animals from 99 different species and welcome over 100,000 visitors from all over the country every year. Our staff is one of many Read More