Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
The Red River Zoo is proud to be accredited with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
AZA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.
AZA represents more than 200 institutions which meet the highest standards in animal care, provide a fun and educational family experience, and dedicate millions of dollars to scientific research, conservation, and education programs.
You can learn more about what it means to be accredited with the AZA here.
Our work with the Species Survival Plans for the Chinese Red Panda, White-naped Crane, Sichuan Takin, North American Porcupine, and Pallas’ Cats are made possible by our affiliation with AZA.
You can learn more about conservation efforts at AZA and their S.A.F.E. program by visiting the S.A.F.E. (Saving Animals From Extinction) website.
Hours of Operation
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10am - 5pm
We kick off our summer operating hours with Party for the Planet on April 22nd. We'll be open from 10 am to 5pm on Saturday, April 22nd. Starting Sunday, April 23rd, we'll be open daily from 10 am to 7pm through Labor Day. From Labor Day through Boo at the Zoo, we'll be open daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
See the schedule at the admissions counter.
Learn about the animals from the people that know them best, the zookeepers!
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