Lincoln Park Zoo chicago: Animal Habitats, Gardens & A Carousel
Situated just north of downtown, Lincoln Park Zoo is a free 35-acre zoo home to more than 200 species of animals from around the world. Stroll through the Nature Boardwalk and admire the lush ecosystem in the heart of the city. Visitors of all ages enjoy the wide representation of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles including the Regenstein Macaque Forest, McCormick Bear Habitat, Helen Branch Primate House, and Kovler Sea Lion Pool. Little ones are drawn to the children's zoo and rides like the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and LPZoo Express Train. When you stay at our hotel near Lincoln Park, Chicago, you're just minutes away.
Mammals include lemurs, lions, zebras, meerkats, and polar bears, while reptiles range from pythons and boas to crocodiles and turtles. Birds, amphibians, fish and insects are also featured in unique exhibits.The Regenstein Macaque Forest is the newest attraction and showcases Japan's fascinating snow monkeys.
What kind of activities for kids are at the Zoo?
In addition to the Pritzker Family Children's Zoo, kids will be drawn to two attractions: the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and the LPZoo Express Train. A variety of seasonal and ongoing educational programs designed for children include science and conservation activities that combine learning with fun.