Phoenix Zoo

The Phoenix Zoo provides experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. The Zoo has served more than 42 million people since opening in 1962 and more than 1.5 million people visit the Zoo annually. The Zoo is located on 125 acres in Phoenix's Papago Park, with 40 acres currently developed and is home to more than 1,300 animals including 200 endangered or threatened birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians from around the world. The Zoo has approximately 100 viewing exhibits on four Zoo trails: Africa, Arizona, Children's and Tropics; more than 1,200 plant varieties that make up the botanical collection; and participates in 37 Species Survival Plans to breed and maintain endangered species in captivity.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|92.88 Score


(3/4)|89.94 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008