Baton Rouge Zoo

Baton Rouge Zoo

All Parks | Special Use Facility

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Discover the animal kingdom at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. Visitors can enjoy the Realm of the Tiger, featuring Sumatran and Malayan tigers, Siamang gibbons, a Koi pond and a walk-through Asian aviary, as well as the Safari Playground, the Otter Pond, our exhibit featuring a replicated fishing cabin with an underwater viewing of the otters, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo.

Adults and children can ride the Cypress Bayou Railroad on a scenic ride through the unique Louisiana habitat that surrounds the core zoo.


  • Playground


For more information about this park, please contact:
Phone: 225-775-3877


Get Directions

3601 Thomas Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

Phone: 225-775-3877


Take Interstate 110 North to Exit 8, turn right onto Highway 19.
At the second light, turn right onto Thomas Road. The Zoo is located on the left.


The Zoo is open for extended weekend hours April through August, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m. BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


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