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Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, 60614
Category: Family / Kids
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Lincoln Park Zoo

Nestled in a beautiful park with gorgeous gardens just north of downtown Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo is home to a wide range of animals from around the globe. Discover interesting exhibits and animal houses, such as the Regenstein African Journey, McCormick Bear Habitat, Helen Branch Primate House, and Kovler Sea Lion Pool. Little ones will be drawn to the children's zoo and rides like the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel and LPZoo Express Train. And the Wild Things Gift Shop is a great place for souvenirs.



  • November-March: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • April-May: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • September-October: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Day-Labor Day:
    • Weekdays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Weekends: 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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  • United Run for the Zoo
  • SuperZooPicnic
  • Zoo Ball


  • Animal Exhibits
  • Rides
  • Gardens
  • Dining

Guest Services

You’ll find just about everything you need at Lincoln Park Zoo to make your visit a pleasant one. Discover an information desk, first aid station, strollers and wheelchairs, lockers, and ATMs.


Lincoln Park Zoo features three restaurants. Park Place Café offers a varied menu, Café at Wild Things is organic food central, and the Patio at Café Brauer serves good eats with a pond view.


  • What type of animals will I find at Lincoln Park Zoo?

    Mammals include lemurs, lions, zebras, meerkats, and polar bears while reptiles range from pythons and boas to crocodiles and turtles. Birds and amphibians round out the cast of unique zoo characters.
  • 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.

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