Posted on: January 11, 2017

NEW Programs For 2017!

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Columbian Park Zoo is excited to announce a brand new line-up of family and youth programs beginning January 2017!

Our long-running Bedtime Zoo Stories, Little Cub Club, and Young EDventurers programs are retiring, but we've taken all the best loved parts and used them as the foundation for a new generation of education programs!

New Programs for 2017  &a...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo to close for the season

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

The Columbian Park Zoo will close the gates for the 2016 season on October 15. The Zoo will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. that day.

“We’re very pleased with how well the 2016 season went. The weather was great all summer long and the Greater La...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Purdue's College of Veterinary Medicine treats wallaby's dislocated hip

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Using a device called a Tightrope™, a small animal surgery team at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently treated the dislocated hip of a female wallaby from Lafayette's Columbian Park Zoo.

Using a device called a Tightrope™, a small animal surgery team at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently treated the dislocated hip of a female wallaby from Lafayette's Columbian Park Zoo.

Wallabies are small or mid-sized marsupia...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Columbian Park Zoo Announces Pollinator Palooza

Columbian Park Zoo is celebrating pollinator conservation in conjunction with National Pollinator Week.

Pollinator Palooza will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, culminating a week of on-grounds interactive activities celebrating bees, butterflies and other pollinators. At Pollinator Palooza, the Zoo will offer a series of family-friendly activities rel...Read on...

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