Orangutan at Chahinkapa Zoo

Wild Times Await at 4 North Dakota Zoos

North Dakota's zoos provide opportunities for people of all ages to connect with nature, learn about different animal species, and support conservation efforts to protect wildlife habitats. Whether you're exploring the prairie landscapes or enjoying a day at the zoo, unique, unusual, and wild animals from all around the world make visiting North Dakota zoos a must for families. Check out the excellent facilities and exquisite animals in Wahpeton, Fargo, Bismarck and Minot.

Chahinkapa Zoo
Chahinkapa Zoo

The Chahinkapa Zoo lies along the banks of the Red River and is home to more than 300 animals representing various species from six continents. Visitors can explore exhibits featuring exotic animals and native wildlife, including big cats, primates, and birds. The zoo also features the Prairie Rose Carousel, adding an extra element of fun for families.

1004 RJ Hughes Dr
Wahpeton, ND 58075
United States

roosevelt zoo
Roosevelt Park Zoo

Get wild at the Roosevelt Park Zoo and encounter tigers, lions, giraffes, penguins, and many more animals from around the world! The zoo features a diverse collection of animals, including endangered species such as the Amur tiger and the snow leopard. See the big cats up close at the immersive exhibits that allow you to watch and interact with them all year long!

1219 Burdick Expressway East
Minot, ND 58702
United States

Dakota zoo
Dakota Zoo

Dakota Zoo, which is the state's largest zoo, is near the Missouri River. This 90-acre facility houses over 600 animals, birds, reptiles and fish, representing 125 species. The zoo's exhibits focus on conservation and education. Tour the entire zoo by train, then take a walking tour in the riverside woodland.

602 Riverside Park Rd
Bismarck, ND 58504
United States

Red River Zoo
Red River Zoo

The most notable aspect of the Red River Zoo is its outstanding living collection. Several endangered species live and breed in natural habitat exhibits throughout the zoo. The zoo features exotic and native animals and plants from areas around the world with similar climates to the Red River Valley. Over three hundred animals of seventy-five species reside at the Red River Zoo.

4255 23rd Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
United States