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Winter Wonder Days Coming to Roger Williams Park Zoo

Guests will enjoy half-priced admission in January and February

Providence, R.I. – A winter visit to the Zoo is a unique way to beat cabin fever, and during Winter Wonder Days in January and February, Zoo goers will enjoy half-priced admission. Cold-hardy animals like snow leopards, Sichuan takin, red pandas and others are more likely to be active,...

Timber Rattlesnake exhibit to open at Roger Williams Park Zoo

First venomous snake exhibit for the Zoo; the only one in Rhode Island.


Providence, RI – Three timber rattlesnakes have taken up residence at the new Snake Den at Roger Williams Park Zoo, just in time for holiday weekend visitors. This exhibit of a venomous snake species is believed to be a first for the Zoo and the only current exhibit...

Roger Williams Park Zoo Offers Affordable, Unique Camp Experience for Kids of All Ages

Enrollment opens on Zoo website January 14

Providence, R.I. – Registration for all 2015 ZooCamps at Roger Williams Park Zoo will be open on the Zoo’s website,, starting Wednesday, January 14.  ZooCamp is an environmental day camp that’s perfect for budding...

Roger Williams Park Zoo Opens an Outdoor Play and Nature Exploration Area

Features Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard and the CVS Caremark All Kids Can Treehouse

Providence, RI— Today at Roger Williams Park Zoo, the ribbon was cut at the opening of Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard, an outdoor play and nature exploration area for children and their families. The innovative play space was funded in part by a lead grant from the...