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Cosley Zoo

About

Cosley Zoo is a facility of the Wheaton Park District and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Story

This 5 1/2 acre picturesque zoo lets visitors get up-close to a variety of domestic farm animals and native Illinois wildlife. Touch a goat, see a fox roam its habitat or have an eye-to-eye meeting with a snake. As you stroll along the paved paths, you can watch the antics of the ducks and learn about llamas. A visit to Cosley Zoo offers your whole family a fun-filled, educational experience.

For more information regarding programs and events, visit our website.

Mission

To create connections between people and animals that inspire lifelong conservation of the natural world

Address: 1356 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187, USA
Phone: (630) 665-5534
gro.skrapnotaehw@oozyelsoc
State: Illinois
City: Wheaton
Zip Code: 60187


Opening Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Reviews
Good for families w/small children. Spend an hour. Allow slightly more time if you bring or buy a lunch. Brought teen girls, we all enjoyed our visit. ImHO, becoming too modernized, used to be charming. Even the caboose has been modernized and is virtually unrecognizable inside as a caboose. Now walls are lined w/ preschool exhibits.
7 years ago (03-03-2018)
Very cute small local friendly Zoo, nice for kids and adults to interact with animals. Nice picnic tables, small fun fairs (pay extra for that). Easy parking.
7 years ago (28-02-2018)
We were in town visiting family and this zoo was close by. It is small but well cared for. With one child who wishes to be a zookeeper, we're always looking for good opportunities. Cosley Zoo offers a Backstage Bobcats program where you go into the Bobcats building and they show you how they train the cats. A really educational presentation that the kids enjoyed. To participate - you can call ahead or stop at the gift shop. It's $12/person and starts promptly at 10:55am each day.
7 years ago (26-08-2017)
Very cute small petting zoo with llamas, goats, cows, chickens and a lovely Christmas lit walk. They have a cool Ozinga concrete mixer truck hooked up to a light show. So cute for family and friends to take a little outing!
7 years ago (16-12-2017)
My grandchildren and I really enjoyed seeing all of the many animals. We go there often because it's so nice and they keep adding additions of various animals as well as expanded shelters for them. I give them a five star for cleanliness, for their beautiful and creative exhibits for each animal and for the ways children interact with baby sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, horses, cows, chickens and ducks. They also have bobcats, deer, owls, many species of birds etc. The fact that kids are free is an added bonus. Pack a lunch! They have many, many picnic tables, and they sell food and ice cream as well.
8 years ago (08-06-2017)
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