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One of the oldest zoos in the country, Roger Williams Park Zoo is located in Providence, RI amid a beautiful, 40-acre park setting.

Please Note: Feinstein Junior Scholar Wetlands Trail is closed due to construction.




Party for the Planet

Roger Williams Park Zoo is hosting the ever-popular Party for the Planet, a full week of fun for families to share. The event will run from April 17-21, during the public school vacation week for many students in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Each day, guests will enjoy special events, programming highlighting conservation, and the environment. Families will also experience interesting animal encounters with the Zoo’s education wild animal ambassadors, entertainment, games, and music, as well as special “Keeper Talks” to learn more from the zookeepers about exhibit animals. Party for the Planet activities run from 10 am to 4:00 pm each day and are included with Zoo admissions.

Check out these useful Tips for Visiting During School Vacation Week.


Wild Kratts LIVE!

It’s "To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt Brothers activate their Creature Power Suits. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal ‘wow facts’ the Wild Kratts rescue their favorite invention from Zach’s clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again. Wild Kratts "come to real life" at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on April 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

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Food Truck Friday at the Carousel

Join us opening night on Friday, May 5 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Come experience the fun and entertainment of the Roger Williams Park Carousel Village and enjoy some of the best local food trucks around!  Ride the Carousel, explore Habro's Boundless Playground, listen to live entertainment and more. Invite your family and friends and leave the cooking to us.

Owl Charm supports Zoo work

Alex and Ani will donate 20% from each Ode to the Owl Charm sold to provide science and environmental education programs to over 30,000 children from pre-school through high school.


Ode to the Owl Charm Bangle

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