Welcome to BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo—the place where families and friends come together to explore the wonderful world of wildlife. Located in the heart of Baton Rouge, the zoo offers visitors an unbeatable opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of animals from all over the world. From majestic tigers and playful otters to endangered species such as rhinos and cheetahs, there is something for everyone at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo!
In addition to its large collection of animals, visitors will find plenty of things to do inside the zoo. Start your day off by joining a guided tour led by knowledgeable zookeepers who will share interesting facts about each animal you see. Next, grab a snack or meal from one of our many restaurants located on site or take advantage of our picnic areas for a more relaxed dining experience. No day at the zoo is complete without engaging in some hands-on activities like camel rides or feeding lorikeets!
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo not only offers exciting experiences with wild animals, but also provides valuable educational opportunities for visitors. Each year, they host numerous themed events that feature interactive programs designed to teach important concepts in conservation and biology. Visitors can even sign up for specialized classes that are tailored specifically towards children and teens. Whether you come alone or in groups, there is something here for everyone to learn.
As if that wasn’t enough, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo prides itself on providing an enriching atmosphere for both people and animals alike. During your visit you can observe rescued sea turtles rehabilitating safely in our Lagoon Pool Exhibit before being released into their natural environment; feed colorful parrots in Parrot Paradise; witness powerful zebras sprinting gracefully across our Savannah Exhibit; or watch snow leopards use their strength and agility to climb rocky surfaces in Glacier Pass Exhibit. And while you explore these habitats, be sure to look out for enrichment activities set up throughout the park — swings specially made for monkeys; puzzles crafted especially for bears; sealed sniff boxes placed near cheetahs!
No matter what time of year it is, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo presents never-ending opportunities for fun and learning – making it the perfect destination any time you feel like taking a walk on the wild side! So go ahead—experience what this remarkable facility has to offer—you won’t regret it!