Racine Zoo

Enjoy a remarkable collection of animals from around the world at the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St.

Located along Lake Michigan, just north of Downtown Racine, the zoo cares for more than 100 different species of animals, including more than 50 endangered species. Immerse yourself in many interactive exhibits, including hand-feeding friendly birds in the Norco Aviary, walking among wallaroos and kangaroos in Walkabout Creek and grooming domestic animals from around the globe in the Barnyard Safari.

Observe and learn about Amur tigers, black rhinos, Andean bears, meerkats, orangutans, penguins and many, many more. Plus, hand-feed two Masai giraffes at the North Shore Bank Giraffe Encounter.

The zoo's compact, 28-acre setting offers an easy walk for kids and seniors. Just for fun, visit two playgrounds, ride the Zoo-Choo Express train, lunch at the picnic areas or Max and Jenny's Jungle Grill snack bar and playground are available.

The zoo also hosts many special events throughout the year, including Eggstravaganza, the Animal Crackers Concert Series, the Classic Car and Bike Show, the Wild 5K run/walk, Roar and Pour, Reindeer Romp and Boo at the Zoo.

The Racine Zoo and entrance gift shop are open every day of the year (except Christmas Day). There is an admission fee. Parking is free. Visit http://www.racinezoo.org

Racine Zoo

The zoo's compact, 28-acre setting offers an easy walk for kids and seniors. Just for fun, visit two playgrounds,…