California

   
USACalifornia

Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco

The Embarcadero at Beach Street, Pier 39 San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 623-5300
Website: http://www.aquariumofthebay.org

 

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 590-3100
Website: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org

 

Big Bear Alpine Zoo, Big Bear Lake

43285 Goldmine Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA
Phone: (909) 584-1171
Website: http://bigbearzoo.org

Formerly known as Moonridge Animal Park, the zoo is open 10-4 in winter season, 10-5 in summer. Home to over 85 species, the facility specializes in care for injured, orphaned animals while they heal.

 

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla

2300 Expedition Way La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 534-4109
Website: http://www.aquarium.ucsd.edu

Birch Aquarium at Scripps (BAS) is the non-profit public exploration for Scripps Institution of Oceanography

 

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro

3720 Stephen M. White Drive San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 548-7562
Website: http://www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org

 

California Living Museum, Bakersfield

10500 Alfred Farrell Highway, Bakersfield CA 93301
Phone: (661) 872-2256
Website: http://calmzoo.org


California Raptor Center, Davis

1340 Equine Lane, Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-6091
Website: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/calraptor/

The California Raptor Center (CRC) is an educational and research facility dedicated to the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned birds of prey (raptors). Their museum and permanent collection of living, nonreleasable raptors are open to public view on weekdays and Saturdays.

 

Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero

9100 Morro Road (Highway 41), Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone: (805) 461-5080
Website: http://www.charlespaddockzoo.org/

 

CuriOdyssey, San Mateo

1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone: (650) 342-7755
Website: http://www.curiodyssey.org

Small mammals and birds--focus on kids.

 

Exotic Feline Breeding Compound, Rosamond

3718 60th Street West, Rosamond, CA 93560
Phone: (661) 256-3793
Website: http://www.cathouse-fcc.org

Folsom City Zoo

403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630
Phone:
Website: http://www.folsomzoofriends.org

Fresno Chaffee Zoo

894 W Belmont Avenue Fresno, CA 93728
Phone: (559) 498-5910
Website: http://www.fresnochaffeezoo.org


Happy Hollow Zoo, San Jose

1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 794-7596
Website: http://www.hhpz.org

Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Walnut Creek

1931 First Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Phone:
Website: http://lindsaywildlife.org

Home to over 50 species of native California animals, including red-tailed hawks, opossums, and owls. A large rehabilitation center is also present on-site.

 

The Living Desert, Palm Desert

47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone:
Website: http://www.livingdesert.org

Animals include cheetah, camels, foxes, giraffes, leopards, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Off season hours--open every day 10/1 to 5/31 (except Christmas) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Los Angeles Zoo

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 644-4200
Website: http://www.lazoo.org


Micke Grove Zoo, Lodi

11793 N. Micke Grove Rd., Lodi, CA 95240
Phone: (209) 331-2010
Website: http://mgzoo.com



Monterey Bay Aquarium

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 648-4800
Website: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org


Oakland Zoo

9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605
Phone: (510) 632-9525 ext. 100
Website: http://oaklandzoo.org



Orange County Zoo, Orange

Irvine Park, Orange, CA
Website: http://www.ocparks.com/oczoo

A small (eight acres) zoo located within Irvine Park, home to animals and plants mainly from the Southwestern U.S., including black bears, mountain lions, eagles, bison, bighorn sheep and bobcats. Open weekdays 10-3:30, weekends 10-4:30.

Sacramento Zoo

3930 W Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
Phone: (916) 808-5166
Website: http://www.saczoo.org


Safari West Wildlife Preserve, Santa Rosa

3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 579-2551
Website: http://www.safariwest.com

 

San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 231-1515
Website: http://www.sandiegozoo.org


San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido

15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027
Phone: (760) 747-8702
Website: http://www.sdzsafaripark.org


San Francisco Zoological Gardens

1 Zoo Road, San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 753-7080
Website: http://www.sfzoo.org


Santa Ana Zoo

1801 E Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 647-6575
Website: http://www.santaanazoo.org


Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens

500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: (805) 962-5339
Website: http://www.sbzoo.org

SeaWorld San Diego

500 SeaWorld Drive San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 222-6363
Website: http://www.seaworld.org


Sequoia Park Zoo, Eureka

3414 W Street, Eureka, CA 95503
Phone: (707) 441-4263
Website: http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net

Located in Eureka, this zoo is the oldest, continuously operating in California.