The Columbian Park Zoo is home to a variety of Indiana native and North American butterflies. Located adjacent to the historic Animal House, the garden area has three components.
The Butterfly Sculpture Garden (sponsored by Wal-Mart) is a beautiful outdoor garden designed to attract native butterflies and other pollinators. The garden has been designated an official Monarch Way Station! The Butterfly Bog (sponsored by Schumann Custom Building and Landscaping) is located on the north side of the garden, and provides additional butterfly habitat.
The Butterfly Garden Party walk-through exhibit (sponsored by Lawn & Shrub) is open seasonally (Memorial Day through Labor Day) and is home to a variety of North American butterfly species.