Family Programs

Come Experience the Amarillo Zoo!

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Our family programs give guests an opportunity to explore the Zoo beyond a typical visit. Each program or camp is designed to provide guests an experience that brings them closer to the beauty and wonder of the animal world.

Most programs require advance registration and have limited space.

Child with tortoiseCamps

See more of the Zoo with Summer Safari Camps. Through live animal interaction, Zoo tours, fun crafts and games, and much more, your child can experience the animal world like never before. 
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Jungle party suppliesBirthday Parties

Are you looking for a memorable way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Come to the zoo for a WILD party they will never forget!
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Butterfly gardenAdult & Family Programs

The Zoo offers a wide variety of programs to guests of all ages. From conservation workshops to live music events, we've something for everyone. Learn More »


Child with turtle craftKid Programs

A love and appreciation for wildlife begins during childhood and the Zoo is proud to offer programs that help children discover the natural world. Learn More »

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Come visit us!

The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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