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Franklin Park Zoo

Animal Acquaintances
  • 1 Franklin Park Road 
  • Dorchester,  MA  2121
  • Phone: +1 617 541 5466
  • Fax: +1 617 989 2025
  • Email: cclark@zoonewengland.com,info@zoonewengland.c
  • Web: http://www.franklinparkzoo.org  
  • Neighborhood: Dedham & Dorchester
  • Category: Zoos, Farms & Aquaria
  • Hours: Summer - Apr to Sep - Mo to Fr from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Summer - Apr to Sep - Sa to Su from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Winter - Oct to Mar - Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Franklin Park Zoo has numerous habitats with exotic animals from all over the globe, including a tropical forest with gorillas, warthogs, tapirs and bats. Hit the "Outback Trail" to view kangaroos, wallabies, emus and cockatoos. Encounters with lions, zebras, ostriches, snow leopards and butterflies are also possible. The "Franklin Farm" exhibit features a petting zoo for children and a chicken hatchery.

Identification of these resources is solely for the convenience of our guests. Neither Marriott International, Inc. nor any of its affiliates or franchisees endorses or is a sponsor of these resources.