Peterborough Utilities Services Inc
Service: Riverview Park and Zoo
|Record #: PET0663||Last Modified: 07 Dec 2020||Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2020|
|Description (Service)||COVID19 Zoo is temporarily closed. Visit website for updated information. Playground and park trails are open.
27 zoo exhibits with over 150 species such as yaks, camels, reindeer, Sichuan takins, squirrel monkeys, lemurs, snakes, farm animals, emu, wallaby, tropical birds, and more. The park covers 65.5 acres with playground equipment for physically challenged children.
* Other park features include a water splash pad, disc (frisbee) "golf" course, floral gardens, water conservation demonstration garden, and snack bar (seasonal), miniature train ride for children and adults for a nominal ticket price, picnic area. Admission and parking are free.
* Provides income tax receipts to 'adopt' (sponsor) various animals. Annual adoption fees run from $100-$300 depending on the animal adopted. Adoptions can be given as a gift - a certificate is provided.
|Hours||COVID19 Temporarily closed.
8:30 - Dusk Every Day.
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Train rides: Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day weekend
|Application||No application required.|
|Fees||Service - train ride tickets are purchased at time of boarding|
|Address and Location|
|Site Location||Office: 1230 Water St N, Peterborough|
|Located In Community||Peterborough|
|Address & Map||
Main Entrance to Park and Zoo
1300 Water St N
Peterborough, ON K9H 7G4
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|Intersection||Water St N and Carnegie Ave|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||705-745-9301 ext 2304|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Riverview-Park-Zoo/156583231031582
|Primary Contact||Jim Moloney, Manager & Curator; Phone: 705-748-9301 ext 2331; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Matt Dixon, Park and Zoo Supervisor; Phone: 705-748-9301 ext 2337; Email: email@example.com|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 4125
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z5