Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, Thurmont

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road Thurmont, MD 21788
Phone: (301) 271-3180
Hours: varies by month, generally 10am-5pm

Supported by the Global Wildlife Trust, the Zoo offers habitats from each continent, with over 450 exotic animals on display from macaws to monkeys, and pythons to pigs!

National Aquarium, Baltimore

501 E Pratt St Pier 3 Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 576-3800

The Aquarium has nearly 300,000 square feet of exhibits, including 2.5 million gallons of water and close to 20,000 animals representing 700 species. Exhibits are designed to replicate natural environments with animals native to those environments.

Salisbury Zoological Park

755 S Park Drive Salisbury, MD 21804
Phone: (410) 548-3188

The Zoo is rare in that it offers free admission and free parking.

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

1876 Mansion House Drive Druid Hill Park Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone: (410) 396-7102

The Zoo is located in a wonderful park setting, and is home to a very large array of animals. With a Children’s Zoo, the new Penguin Coast, the African Journey, or the Maryland Wilderness, visitors and residents both can enjoy this land of enchantment.