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New York State Zoo at Thompson Park

General Information

1 Thompson Park
Watertown, NY 13601

phone: 315-782-6180
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.nyszoo.org


The world’s only zoo dedicated to New York’s wild animals and wild places! Located in the heart of historic Thompson Park in Watertown, NY, the zoo strives to be the premier zoological park that focuses on New York State ecosystems through conservation, education, scientific study and recreation. Animals, including wolverines, black bears, eagles, mountain lions, Canada lynx, grey wolves and more make their home at the 32-acre Zoo. Open daily April through October; Saturdays in winter, plus midweek during school breaks.


Operating: Year Round