Southwick's Zoo

More Than A Zoo - It's An Adventure

2 Southwick St.
Mendon MA 01756

Regular Zoo Season (early April through October): 10:00am-5:00pm Daily, including holidays 
Winter Wonderland 2019: November 29-December 29 4:30pm-9:30pm Friday, Saturday, & Sunday  

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Southwick's Zoo

About Southwick's Zoo

Located in the heart of the Blackstone River Valley, just minutes away from Routes 495 and 146, Southwick’s Zoo offers a full day of adventure for guests of all ages! 
Spanning over 200 acres nestled under the shade of tall oak trees, Southwick’s Zoo is New England’s largest zoological experience and is home to over 850 animals in naturalistic habitats including lions, tigers, giraffes, chimpanzees, white rhinos, two-toed sloths, and more. Southwick’s also offers a wide variety of attractions including the Skyfari Sky Ride, Woodland Express Train, Soaring Eagle Zip Line, 35acre Deer Forest, petting zoo, walk-through aviary, presentations and keeper talks, the Rainforest Adventure Maze, the EARTH Discovery Center, and so much more! 

Southwick’s Zoo is also the perfect venue for weddings, corporate outings, birthday parties, and other private events. Let Southwick’s event staff help you host a memorable and unique experience for your guests. 
Don’t forget to enjoy lunch or dinner at Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern, the full-service restaurant located at the zoo. 
It’s more than just a zoo, it’s an adventure! 


  • Family Friendly
  • Parking Onsite
  • Seasonal
  • Cafe
  • Gift Shop
  • Special Programming

What's In The Neighborhood?

Things To Do
  • Mendon Town Beach
  • Parks & Recreation Department
  • Mendon Twin Drive-In
  • Mendon Town Forest
  • Meadow Brook Woods Conservation Area
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