Play video Pause video

Now Open! Madagascar

We did it Abilene! Your incredible generosity has made it possible to bring another incredible animal experience to the Abilene Zoo. We have the unique opportunity to share exotic animals not found anywhere else on earth. The animals of Madagascar!

Meet Lavavolo Plan Your Visit
Play video Pause video

Aaron Watson

The Abilene Zoo’s Rock & Roar is back for a wild summer series in 2021, with an inaugural concert featuring Aaron Watson on Thursday, June 17. Raise a cold glass to our sponsor Bontke Brothers Construction while you enjoy an experience like nothing else in West Texas.

Learn More

Find out More

Meet Albert, the oldest resident of the Abilene Zoo.

Albert is one of the oldest living American Alligators in zoos across the country. His exact past is unknown and has spurred many West Texas tall tales of his origination to the Abilene Zoo.

Find out More

Meet Macho

Meet Macho- One of only 60 Southern Black Rhinos found in AZA accredited zoos in the United States.

Find out More

Meet the giraffe!

The Abilene Zoo has the tallest heard in West Texas! Congo the Giraffe came from San Diego Zoo Safari Park and has already sired 3 calves with the current giraffe herd.

Find out More


Join the Pride Today

From free admission, all year-long, and discounts to events, becoming a member at the Abilene Zoo is definitely something to roar about.

Become A Member

Visit Today

Plan Your Visit

Get the details you need to have a wild time at the zoo including a map of our animals, special attractions, and do not miss experiences!

Plan Your Visit View the Zoo Map

Get Social

Plus, who doesn't want cute animals in their newsfeed?

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
flamingos on space background
doctors examining giraffe
two striped hyenas
texas horned lizard