Amarillo Zoo
Where more than imaginations run WILD!

Founded in 1955 the Amarillo Zoo is a place to share the wonders of the animal world with kids of all ages. The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you'll do more than just'll experience the animal world.

Once you've finished enjoying the zoo, make sure to visit Thompson Park. Visitors will discover shaded picnic areas, playgrounds, beautiful lakes, swimming, tennis and walking trails in this 330-acre regional park.

Zoo Lights Safari


December 2015- Dates and Times TBA

The Zoo is going WILD with holiday lights and festive music. See thousands of sparkling holiday lights in trees, around railings, and on animated light displays. View glittering animals made out of lights, warm up under heaters, and enjoy savory seasonal treats along the way. To make your evening merrier, listen to holiday tunes as you sip on hot chocolate and then complete your visit with shopping at the Zoofari Gift Cart, located inside the Education Center.

Stay tuned for Zoo Lights Safari dates and times, as well as a schedule of activities for the event.