Miller Park Zoo
A unique find in the small Illinois town of Bloomington, the intimate yet diverse Miller Park Zoo makes for a fun family outing. Wander the exhibits and watch zookeepers feed river otters, tigers, leopards, gibbons, and budgie birds. Then, take a ride on the carousel or relax in the playground. Kids can even join the junior zookeeper program. For convenience, book your admission ticket online in advance.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Miller Park Zoo is a must for animal lovers and families.
The zoo is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, and both are available in the gift shop.
The zoo is available to rent after hours.
Snacks are available for purchase.
How to Get There
Located in Miller Park in Bloomington, the zoo is easiest to reach by car. From Veterans Parkway, take the Main Street exit and turn right onto Main Street, then turn left onto Wood Street. You’ll see Miller Park on your left.
When to Get There
The zoo is open daily from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Ideally, time your visit to coincide with an animal feeding or two—check the zoo’s website for hours.
The Miller Park Splash Park and Lake
While the zoo is the main attraction, the rest of Miller Park also has plenty to do—free of charge. Cool off in the elaborate splash park filled with slides and kiddie pools. Or, head to nearby Miller Park Lake for fishing, paddleboating, and picnicking opportunities.
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