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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.
Featured Activities
NEW! Armadillo Encounters
Open daily, Noon - 2:00 pm

Get up-close with the Zoo's adorable nine/six-banded armadillos! Watch the armadillos walk around as you learn and explore these fascinating creatures. You can even touch their natural armor, and take photos. Please note encounters are weather permitting.

Sensory-Friendly Mornings in Our Big Backyard
First Tuesday of every month (Now - November)

Join us for an hour of nature play before the zoo opens: designed for families who have a child with sensory sensitivities, come and play in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard from 9 to 10 a.m.

Food Truck Friday is back!
At Carousel Village | Fridays, Now - Sept 28

End your week with some of the best food trucks in R.I. Experience an array of delicious foods from a variety of vendors. The Carousel is open for rides, as are other Carousel Village activities - weather permitting.