San Francisco Zoo
in Zoos
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Fremont Claassens
N 37° 43.988 W 122° 30.349
10S E 543544 N 4176321
Quick Description: The San Francisco Zoo is located on the Great Highway (Highway 1) and Sloat Blvd.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/8/2006 6:06:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMKG8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 34

Long Description:
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The San Francisco Zoo

The San Francisco Zoo was founded in 1889, when a grizzly bear was given as a gift to the city.  This first small zoo was located in the Mission District.  The zoo was moved to Golden Gate Park for awhile (the bison exhibit remains there), and later moved to its current location.  Over the years the zoo acquired many more animals, building new exhibits as they were needed.  Many of the exhibits were built in the 1930's.  With a drive to modernize and create a "new zoo," many exhibits have been remodeled, or completely torn down and rebuilt. 

 

Current admission prices are:

Persons Age Rate
Adults 18-64 $11.00  ($9.00)*
Youths 12-17 $8.00  ($4.50)*
Seniors 65 and over $8.00  ($4.50)*
Children 3-11 $5.00  ($2.50)*
Children 2 and under Free

* prices for San Francisco residents

 Family membership - $75.00

 Individual membership - $60.00

 The first Wednesday of every month is free.

There is a $5.00 parking fee to park in the zoo's main parking lot. 

Free parking is available on Sloat Blvd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zoo Website address: [Web Link]

Admission Cost: 11.00 (listed in local currency)

Visit Instructions:
Please tell us a story about your visit to the zoo and the date of your visit. Additional photos, especially animals, are appreciated, but not required.
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