Our African Cheetha Kate and Logan are now in their permanent exhibit! Today is the first day they are outside and exploring their new home. They have explored, run and played in their new hone while checking out their neighbors the Watusi, Camel and Sika Deer! They are doing great and we are so excited to share them with you!
Summer Solstice After-Hours.* Southwick’s Zoo will host this event to support Earth Limited from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. This fundraiser supports the work of Earth and zoo education and includes an evening adventure at Southwick’s Zoo. For an added fee the skyfari ride, train ride, food, and drinks will be available. Tickets available at the zoo and at Earth.
Earth Members are free and nonmembers are $35.00 for an adult and $25.00 for a child.
Come and meet our new Family! Two – toed sloths! Now on exhibit is a family of three who we are so excited about! They are located next to the chimpanzee habitat! Sloths are amazing creatures who do everything upside down!
We are OPEN EVERYDAY form 10 am – 5pm!
- Weekdays – Rides Operate 11 am – 4pm
- Weekend – Rides Operate 11am – 5pm
- Parakeet Aviary open 12 – 4 daily
- Elkhorn Mining open 11am – 4 weekday and 11 – 4:30 weekend!
Camel Rides: Closed Monday – Thursday, Open Friday 12 – 3, Sat & Sun 11 – 5
Giraffe Encounters are on Saturdays & Sundays ONLY and are first come first serve with limited slots at 11:30, 1:30, 3:30. We suggest you arrive for opening and purchase your giraffe encounters at the main entrance right away for $10 per person!
We are OPEN 10 am – 5pm DAILY, Holidays Included!
Shows, Bird Talk & Giraffe Encounters Begin May 4, 2013
Elkhorn Mining OPEN 11 am -4:30 pm!
Elkhorn Livery Stable & Pony Rides NOW OPEN! 11 am – 5pm Sat & Sun, 11 am – 4pm (mon – fri)
YEAH, the Zoo will Open on April 13th!
Aren’t you excited? We Are!
The lion cubs born 10/23/13 are growing very fast. At almost 5 months of age, the male and female lion are growing into their personalities and predator instincts. They are very beautiful and are often seen playing tug of war and pouncing on each other! We can’t wait to share them with you. Will you be here opening day on April 13, 2013?
Returns: Approximately 4:30pm
On this expedition of discovery, the tour covers a thousand years in fifty miles! Watch traditional artisans create heirloom figurines. Delve into the days of old (when knights were bold!), go on safari in a world of the wild. This is a day of fascinating conquests, creative artisanship and untamed creatures; a day of folklore, feudalism, and fun.
Destinations featured on this tour are:
- Vaillancourt Folk Art Studio in Manchaug, Massachusetts
- Higgins Museum of Arms and Armory in Worcester, Massachusetts
- Grafton Center
- West End Creamery in Whitinsville, Massachusetts
- Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, MA!
Blackstone Valley Tourism Council
175 Main Street
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
Phone: 1-401-724-2200 or 1-800-454-2882