Beardsley Park Zoo – All You Need to Know (Animals and Map)


The Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the only AZA-approved zoo in the state of Connecticut. The zoo includes one of the few carousels in the state.

Beardsley Zoo is an accredited, state-of-the-art, non-profit facility operating year-round to care for over 100 species, including some potentially facing extinction and being critically endangered. They inspire stewards of all ages to ensure a positive future for wild places and wildlife.

What to Do at Beardsley Park Zoo:

The Beardsley Park Zoo offers:

  • Explore the Beardsley Zoo and get a close look at wildlife.
  • Attend the tot zoo program, especially held for children (ages 2-4), including stories, games, crafts, activities, and animals.
  • Celebrate your birthday parties in a unique venue to keep you warm. You can virtually attend the birthday party at the zoo from home.
  • Make your special event (wedding) more special at the Victorian greenhouse with an indoor walking carousel.

Beardsley Park Zoo Map:

Beardsley Park Zoo Map
Beardsley Park Zoo Map

What Animals are at Beardsley Park Zoo:

  • Giant Millipede
  • Grey Parrot
  • Pygmy Goat
  • American Alligator
  • Bullfrog
  • Toad
  • Amur Leopard
  • Tiger
  • Bald Eagle
  • Owl
  • Bison
  • Black-Crowned Night-Heron
  • Monkeys
  • Prairie Dog
  • Blue-Tongued Skink
  • Boa Constrictor
  • Bobcat
  • Boat-Billed Herons
  • Brazilian Ocelot
  • Rabbits
  • Ducks
  • Turtle
  • Tiger Salamander
  • Grey Fox
  • Fowl
  • Peacocks
  • Horses Red Panda
  • Birds

Price To enter Beardsley Park Zoo:

The entrance cost of the Beardsley Park Zoo is:

  • Adults = $15
  • Seniors (ages 62+) = $11
  • Children (ages 3-11) = $12
  • Children under 3 are FREE
  • Zoo members are FREE

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