7,000-square-foot entrance complex:

Will reflect the architecture of Glen Oak Park's historic pavilion and contain a central plaza with new spaces for ticketing, food services and gift shop.

Our Mission
Create connections that inspire an appreciation for the natural world.

Our Vision
The Peoria Zoo will be recognized as a leader in raising public awareness and commitment to conservation.


Our Institutional Core Values

Outstanding Human Relations:  Our visitors, staff and volunteers are vital to achieving our mission.  They will be treated with the utmost respect and we will strive to make their connection with the zoo as enriching as possible.

Excellence in Animal Care:  Our animals are ambassadors for wildlife conservation.  We will promote innovations in husbandry and achieve the highest standards of animal care.

Connections through Education:  Only through caring, will people make the choices and changes needed to save our natural resources.  Our education programs will promote the knowledge and connections that are the key to caring. 

Impact on Conservation:  Conservation is our cause.  Our programs and practices will be based on achieving the maximum possible conservation potential.

Peoria Zoo
at Glen Oak Park

2320 N. Prospect Rd.
Peoria, IL 61603.


E-mail: info@peoriazoo.org


Education Department:
FAX: 309-685-6240
E-mail: education@peoriazoo.org

Rental Services:
Telephone: 309-681-3519
FAX: 309-681-3539
E-mail: rentals@peoriazoo.org

Membership Services:
FAX: 309-681-3540
E-mail: PZS@peoriaparks.org

Peoria Zoological Society
Development Office:

2320 N. Prospect Rd Peoria IL 61603
FAX: 309-681-3544

E-mail: PZS@peoriaparks.org


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