The Akron Zoo is an accredited world conservation zoo – a distinction given to only 10 percent of zoos across the country by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. As such, your Akron Zoo participates in breeding programs to save endangered species.
When you visit the Zoo, you’ll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, Sumatran tigers, sloth bears, jaguars, snow leopards, lemurs, Komodo dragons and many more
The Akron Zoo is a great place for families with children, and a great place to visit throughout the year. With a zoo membership, you can visit as many times a year as you'd like - all for one low price. The Zoo offers several special events during the year such as Breakfast with the Bunny, Mother's Day Garden Party, Senior Safari, Boo at the Zoo, Breakfast with Santa and the Animals and many more.