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


Lafayette zoo is also known as Columbian Zoo Park. It is a seasonal zoo located in Columbian Park in Lafayette, Indiana. The zoo is in Columbine Park, including a picnic area, walkway, playground, and baseball stadium. It zoo houses over 190 animals of more than 90 species.

The main of the Lafayette zoo is to promote the awareness of the world’s wildlife, enhance the conservation and protection of biodiversity, and encourage exploration in a fun, educational discovery, family-oriented environment for all residents of the Greater Lafayette Area.

What to Do at Lafayette Zoo:

Things to do in the Zoo are:

  • Take a ride and explore the zoo, see the wildlife and their natural habitats.
  • Enjoy a meal by visiting the food destinations of Lafayette Zoo.
  • Visit the gift shop and buy everything you need before starting the tour, such as sunscreen.
  • Celebrate your little one’s special day (birthday), as Lafayette offers many services in their birthday packages.
  • Schedule a field trip and learn about the wildlife.
  • Attend the special events, including arts and conversation events.

Lafayette Zoo Map:

Lafayette Zoo Map
Lafayette Zoo Map

What Animals are at Lafayette Zoo:

  • Barn Owl
  • Turkey Vulture
  • Prairie Dogs
  • Porcupine
  • River Otter
  • Galapagos Tortoise
  • Bald Eagle
  • Dogs
  • Bennett’s Wallaby
  • Emu
  • Cockatoo
  • White-Handed Gibbon
  • Black-Handed Spider Monkey
  • White-Handed Gibbon
  • Black-Handed Spider Monkey
  • Llama
  • Rabbits

Price To enter Lafayette Zoo:

The entrance price of the zoo is:

  • For ages above 3 = $2  
  • For ages under 2 are FREE

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