Topeka Zoo in Topeka, KS, is located within Gage Park, off I-70. This zoo is open 362 days a year. It is only closed on Christmas Day & New Years Day. This makes it so easy to visit and make family memories that can last a lifetime. This zoo has over 300 animals in a several exhibits and it houses the first Tropical Rain Forest in the United States. . As well as a petting zoo area that children will adore. Make sure to read the zoo guidelines do you are aware of what you can and can not do at the park. Topeka Zoo offers a 45 minute guided tour if you'd like to learn more of the animals. These animals come from all over the world to entertain spectators and they stop at the exhibits to view the nature and animal life. No need to pack a picnic, stop at the café for lunch and to relax before continuing your zoo adventure. If you are looking for any souvenirs to take home, visit the gift shop and pick that special person up something adorable.
In 1899, 80 acres of land was donated to the City of Topeka to be used as a public park for the citizens of Topeka.
If you are in for a weekend get away with your family, come to Topeka, KS and visit the zoo while you are there.