We’re Open!

WE ARE OPEN TO ALL VISITORS! After more than 100 days of being closed, we have finally re-opened and are welcoming visitors from 10 am-4 pm every day! We can’t wait to see you!

Masks will be required while on-grounds, as well as social distancing measures. Visit UticaZoo.org/prepare for full details.


November 25, 2019


Back again by popular demand! Join us here at the Utica Zoo every weekend for activities, crafts, and of course, animals! Wild Winter Weekends will be held in the lower Reptile Hall on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and on Sundays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Drop-in any time during these weekend sessions to participate! This program is free with zoo admission.


Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, and Birds! Oh My! December is all about Classification! Learn about what makes each of our animals here so unique and meet and greet with some of your favorite animal ambassadors!

November 30th – The Buzz about Insects

December 1st – Adorable Arachnids: Eight legs and looking for love!

December 7th – Amazing Amphibians

December 8th – Turtles: Have Shell, Will Travel!

December 14th – All lizards great and small

December 15th – Snakes: Scaly, slithery, but not slimy!

December 21st – Prickly, spiky, and full of quills!

December 22nd – Fuzzy, fluffy, and furry

December 28th – Birds of a feather stick together

December 29th – Say hooray for birds of prey!