Wayne and Gladys Valley Children's Zoo

Located at the Lower Entrance of the Zoo, the Wayne and Gladys Valley Children’s Zoo encourages children to learn through exploration and play.

Animals and Attractions

Alligators

Clorox Wildlife Theater

Goat and Sheep Barn

Goldman Bat Exhibit

Guinea Hogs

Lemurs

Rabbits

Reptile and Amphibian House

River Otters

Tortoises

Zimmer Bug House

Meet Our Animals

Chow Time

Animal Feeding Times

Monday–Friday

1:15 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Otters

Lemurs

Mon, Wed (Apr–Oct)

2:45 p.m.

Alligators

Saturday–Sunday

1:15 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

Otters

Lemurs

Saturday (Apr–Oct)

2:45 p.m.

Alligators

Dining

Madagascar Trading Post

Madagascar Trading Post is located in the Wayne and Gladys Valley Children’s Zoo. Here you can buy sandwiches, ice cream, snacks, and beverages. Enjoy them in the open space next to the play structure. Open daily Memorial Day through November 1, weekends only the rest of the year.

Events

Summer ZooCamp

Oakland Zoo takes great pride in creating age-appropriate programs for campers in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, and High School. We also offer a multigrade nature exploration class. Campers should register based on their grade in Fall 2018.

June, July, August 2018

Pre-K, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

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Family Concerts and Guest Performers

Hop, dance or stroll on over and join us for a family-friendly event like no other. See our upcoming list and plan to be a part of the fun.

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Families

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Conservation Partner

P.O. Box 5238

9777 Golf Links Road Oakland, CA 94605