The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Interactive and educational exhibits keep you engaged in learning about the more than 2,000 exotic animals and 1,000 plants in the Zoo’s collection. Don’t miss the award-winning Range of the Jaguar exhibit, The Land of the Tiger, and the Giraffe Overlook, where you can hand-feed giraffes! The newest exhibit, The African Forest, features a 40-foot tropical tree for amazing views of the beautiful apes that call this exhibit home.
The Zoo also offers a 4,000 square foot Splash Ground area and adjacent Discovery Center, which features mazes, a tree house, a penguin tunnel, and a ton of interactive activities for the little ones. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has seasonal events including ZOOLights during the Holidays, Spooktacular during Halloween and Night at the Zoo events in the summer.
More info: www.jacksonvillezoo.org.