The SF Teaching Zoo is coordinated by eight full time staff members, home to over 75 different species of animals and is maintained by over 200 students enrolled in the college's premier Zoo Animal Technology Program. The zoo showcases a diverse collection that contains both native and exotic species for everyone to enjoy. Visitors enjoy the Bald Eagles, White-throated Capuchin monkeys, Galapagos tortoises, Matschie's Tree Kangaroo and Asian small-clawed otters to name a few. These species and many other mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians are on display in a naturally shaded environment. The 1/4 mile trail through the wooded environment is lined with sawdust and is stroller and/or wheelchair accessible.
Wheelchair and Stroller
Wheelchairs and strollers are welcomed in our Zoo. Currently, the Zoo does feature one wheelchair that can be utilized for individuals needing assistance during their visit.
Unfortunately, we do not offer stroller rental at this moment.
At the entrance of the Zoo located by the restrooms, the Zoo has Pepsi machine for our visitors. Water fountains are also located inside the Zoo.
The Zoo features several picnic tables for our guests. They are located at the entrance under the shaded trees. In addition, the Zoo has several covered picnic areas located at playground. Please refrain from bringing glass into the zoo.
Presently, the Zoo does not feature a concession stand featuring hot or cold items.
Zoo Gift Shop
The shop is conveniently located just inside the main entrance of the Zoo which features unique adult and children t-shirts and magnets.
All proceeds from the sales support the operating budget of the Zoo.
The shop is open during Zoo operating hours.