(Nov 1–April 1) 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily
(Apr 2–Oct 30)
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Weekends & holidays
The 13-acre zoo in Flushing Meadows features North and South American animals and birds in naturalistic settings. From bears and bison to wolves and water fowl, multitudes of creatures call the Queens Zoo home. The zoo also boasts an insect house, petting zoo, and aviary. Hop on the 7 train and treat your kids (or yourself!) to a wild escape within the city.