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The Charles Paddock Zoo is home to hundreds of species.


Friend an Animal

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Upcoming Events

events-143Have you ever dreamed of working at the zoo? Have you ever heard of an Ice Cream Zoofari? Surely you’ve heard about the Animal Olympics? No? Well, these are just some of the current and past events hosted at the Charles Paddock Zoo. Check out our Events Calendar for information on upcoming events held throughout the year. Then come out and get involved! There is something fun waiting for everyone, of every age, at the Charles Paddock Zoo.

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The Zoo is Home

Entrance-smThe Charles Paddock Zoo is home to hundreds of animal species from around the world. Many of the zoo residents are part of globally managed programs to preserve animals and their habitats. The Charles Paddock Zoo is truly dedicated to the conservation of local and exotic species. If you want to engage with some of the rarest animals in the world in a safe and respectful environment then you will surely want to visit our Zoo. We have so much to offer, including: camps, classes, birthday parties and more!

There are many ways to get involved, including Volunteering and Friend an Animal. You can also help support the Charles Paddock Zoo by fulfilling any one or more of our much needed items on our Zoo Wishlist.



 

 

 

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The Charles Paddock Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Atascadero. View their website here.

 

Zoo Education

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The Charles Paddock Zoo Education Department aims to educate, inspire and empower youth about conservation and wildlife. See our upcoming classes, programs, camps and more.

Birthday Parties

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THE WILDEST BIRTHDAY PARTIES ON THE CENTRAL COAST!
“Wild Party”, “Party Animal” and “Host your own Party” packages offered. Come out to the Charles Paddock Zoo for your birthday party!

CPZ Conservation


Many of the zoo residents are part of globally managed programs to preserve animals and their habitats. The Charles Paddock Zoo is truly dedicated to the conservation of local and exotic species.

Getting Here

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The Charles Paddock Zoo is located in Atascadero, CA, at the Atascadero Lake Park. We’re just a quick jaunt right off of Highway 101. Come visit us today. Click below to get map directions to our location.

Park Hours

Open 7 days a week
April 1 st – October 31 st:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

November 1 st – March 31 st:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Admission Prices

Adults 12 & over $7.00

Children 3 to 11 $5.00

Seniors 65+ $6.00

Children 2 years and under — FREE

Our Location

Charles Paddock Zoo is located at 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero, CA 93422

Contact Us

Phone: 805.461.5080

Email us at info@charlespaddockzoo.org

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