One of the oldest zoos in the country, Roger Williams Park Zoo is located in Providence, RI amid a beautiful, 40-acre park setting.
Celebrate Winter Wonder Days with Half-priced Admission to the Zoo January - February 2017!
Vote now for 2017 Readers' Choice!
Thank you so much for nominating us for a Readers’ Choice Award! Thanks to you, we made it to the voting round! Now we need you to vote so we can win in the following categories: Best Family Amusement, Best Local Tourist Attraction and Best Park! The deadline to vote for us is Sunday, March 5, so don’t delay!
As a member of Roger Williams Park Zoo, your
adventure begins the minute you walk through the
gates. From animal encounters to fun in Hasbro’s
Our Big Backyard, something is always happening
at the Zoo. Your support also helps continue the
vital work we accomplish daily including species
preservation, conservation and education as well as
critical work in our community and beyond.
Saving Animals From Extinction
One of our most powerful tools to help threatened and endangered species is Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE), an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) program. SAFE is featured at all 229 AZA-accredited institutions, including RWP Zoo, with the goal of engaging and educating visitors about our conservation initiatives and how they impact local, regional and global environments.
Today, visitors to the Zoo can learn about over 100 different species, with many found on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List, ranging from “Critically Endangered” to “Near Threatened.”
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.
VISION. POWER. INTELLIGENCE