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Our current location at Grover Nelson Park was founded July 2, 1966, but the original zoo at now Rose park dates back to 1919.
We are a 501 (c3) supported by the City of Abilene.
The Zoo is located at 2070 Zoo Lane in Abilene Texas. Situated right next to Grover Nelson Park, the open air setting hosts 600 animals, a safari train, giraffe feeding terrace, educational classes, concessions & more.