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Wright Park Free Zoo Come to Wright Park Free Zoo for a relaxing, laid back day with your family and friends. Wright Park, the city's oldest park (1889), offers playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic areas and plenty of beautiful space.

The beginnings of the Dodge City Zoo are said to have been two bear cubs that were kept to entertain tourists. The zoo currently is home to about 126 animals representing 30 or so species from most every continent of the earth and entertains 60,000 visitors a year. In October of 2010, the zoo gained accreditation with the Zoological Association of America (ZAA).

Buffalo - Black Bears - Monkeys - Siberian tigers - Cougar - Ducks - Geese - Bobcats - Emu - Longhorn - Steer - Hawks - Timberwolf


Admission: Free
Hours: Open year round: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. During Summer til 7:00 pm
Address: 71 N. 2nd Ave.
Our Email: hannahs@dodgecity.org
Our Website:www.dodgecity.org/106/Wright-Park-Zoo

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