Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas, is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is home to hundreds of native and exotic animals. The Zoo features over fifty beautifully landscaped acres, spacious animal habitats, walking paths, playgrounds, picnic areas, and shady avenues for guests of all ages to enjoy.
One of our goals is the conservation of the world’s rare and endangered species.
Our unique Zoo is open year-round, free to pedestrians, and vehicles may drive through for just $10.
The Zoo’s Education Division provides a variety of programs (many free of charge) on-site, off-site, and through video conferencing technology. Summer camps, classroom presentations, and special events are just a few ways we share our love of wildlife with others.
Lee Richardson Zoo connects people with wildlife inspiring appreciation and understanding of the natural world through conservation, education, and engaging experiences.
The Zoo is open nearly every day of the year but hours change through the seasons.
Over 50 beautifully landscaped
acres home to hundreds of species.
Zoomobiles, tours, on-site programs as well as distance learning opportunities & more.
Reserve spaces at the Zoo in the park or at the Finnup Center for Conservation Education.