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Riverview Zoo and Park

About Riverview Zoo and Park

A large zoo with many animals, a playground for kids, a splash pad and more.

More About Riverview Zoo and Park

Riverview Park and Zoo is a unique, recreational and educational facility offering attractions to people of all ages. Located just north of downtown Peterborough, Riverview Park and Zoo is a fabulous place to enjoy a leisurely stroll in a peaceful and tranquil setting while experiencing the natural beauty of Peterborough.


• Free admission and parking

• Open year-round, 8:30 am to dusk

• Over 55 acres of scenic riverfront park and zoo exhibits

• 15-minute ride on a vintage miniature train for only $2 each, children under 2 years of age ride free

• Fabulous children's playground including water splash pad

• Over 27 exhibits and 40 species of animals • Large picnic area along Otonabee River with picnic tables

• Disc Golf course in the North end of the park

• F-86 Sabre jet

• Totem pole donated by the Curve Lake First Nation

• Snack bar open May to September

• Winter tobogganing and cross-country skiing

• Wheelchair accessible

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