Conservation
Our Weekly After-Hours Event is Back!
Adopt an Animal
Yoga Classes At the Zoo!
Member Appreciation Month
New VR Film Experience
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PROTECTING WILDLIFE
NEAR AND FAR

Conservation encompasses protecting and saving wild places and wild things from extinction. Our history of work has focused on helping to repopulate native ranges – such as the California bald eagle, rare amphibian and reptile species. We also work cooperatively with accredited institutions to ensure a healthy and sustainable population of endangered species living in North America and work in tandem with our global partners on in situ conservation programs.

Giant Pandas and SF Zoo update!

San Francisco looks forward to welcoming giant pandas back to the zoo after nearly 40 years! Thanks to the support of Mayor Breed and the Chinese Ambassador, these incredible animals can finally call San Francisco home again. Read the Mayor’s Office Official Press Release

ADOPT AN ANIMAL

Each of the animals living at the San Francisco Zoo has specific needs. Help us ensure their health and wellness by adopting one of the species below.

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LEARN AT THE ZOO

Connect with wildlife and nature in new and exciting ways! SF ZOO offers a variety of educational programs for different age groups and levels.

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HOST A PARTY

You can host a wedding, birthday party, or corporate event at the Zoo.

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See our Birthday Party Packages here.

BECOME A MEMBER

A Membership offers you the opportunity to forge a closer connection with our 2000 amazing animals. Benefits include unlimited admission, exclusive discounts, and more. Join us!

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The mission of San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is to connect all people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action.

Open 365 days a year, San Francisco Zoo is home to more than 2,000 exotic, endangered, and rescued animals in 100 acres of majestic and peaceful gardens located directly on the Pacific Coast. 

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Pandas

It has been nearly 40 years since San Francisco hosted giant pandas at the zoo, and now with support from the SF Mayor & The Chinese Ambassador, we are closer than ever! 

Amazon Wish List

You can help support animal enrichment programs at San Francisco Zoo & Gardens by visiting our Amazon Wish List page. Your direct purchase of interactive toys and activities helps encourage the natural and healthy behavior of some of your favorite zoo animals. Your support is greatly appreciated. Together, we can make a difference.

Celebrate 95 Years of Conservation

From the humble beginnings of a lone California grizzly bear to state-of-the-art animal care and wellness, our rich history explains the evolution of our mission to care, connect, and conserve.