Natural areas of Ross Park
Situated in a lush green forest environment, this park is surrounded by wild animals, colorful birds, green meadows, trees, many varieties of flowering plants, and ponds. You will never be disappointed by roaming around in this serene and beautiful environment. This Ross Park Zoo full of natural resources give visitors a wonderful travel experience. The zoo also has a Discovery Center for children. So, your kids will not get bored here. They can enjoy and stay active throughout the visit.
Events of Zoo
Programs, events, and festivals held at Ross Park Zoo also attract a lot of tourists. It is quite amazing to see the light conservation lantern festival here. It turns the zoo into an illuminated and beautiful sight. There are more than 40 nature-themed lantern sculptures hanging around the zoo for protection which look quite beautiful. Make plans to check out this conservation festival that runs Wednesday through Sunday. Seeing this colorful lightened place will make your kids cherish with joy.
Wildlife of Zoo
The zoo is full of many wildlife, mammals, birds, and endangered animals which are a delight to watch. Coming here, you can see many other creatures like green pythons, scorpions, tortoises, African frogs, red and yellow-footed tortoises, and red Chinese bears. The sighting of a red-tailed boa and red-eared slider is also nothing short of amazing
- Spread over 90 acres of land, this park was established by Erastus Ross.
- One of the special events in the park is band concerts held during the summer.
Activities:-As the entertainment hub of Binghamton, the Ross Park Zoo has many things to do for all ages. Visit here and see many animals, birds etc. like the red wolf, red panda, snow leopard, penguin, beaver, aviary, cat, howler monkey, wallabies, and many more in the zoo. The exhibition of endangered and many such unique animals is increasing day by day here. The park also hosts many events throughout the year in which you can participate in addition to being entertained.
What to expect:- Come and interact with the species at the Binghamton Zoo featuring over 20 species. The zoo also has a small park with a pavilion for barbeque and a rest room to relax. Watch the many animals in the zoo from a distance as wild animals can attack you if you get too close. Mammals include the Alpine goat, arctic fox, Flemish giant hare, Pallas’s cat, Shetland sheep, and birds, including owls, peafowl, hens, and black vultures at the zoo.
Plan to visit:– Make sure to visit this wonderful park in Binghamton with your family, friends, and kids. It is open for visitors throughout the year and you can visit from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Parking here is free. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for those over 55, $7 for children ages 3 to 11, and free for members.