Orange County Zoo 1 Irvine Park Road Orange, CA 92869 (714) 973-6847 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Daily: weekdays 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; weekends 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Dec. 25.
The OC Zoo is located inside beautiful Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange. The Zoo is nestled among the majestic 477 acre wilderness park.
The Zoo's focus is on animals and plants native to the southwestern United States. Animals on exhibit include black bears, mountain lions, bald eagle, island foxes, ocelot, red-tailed hawk, great horned owls, porcupine, coyotes, turkey vultures, coati and more. The zoo also features a barnyard with domestic goats, jacob sheep, pot-bellied pigs, doves and pheasants.
OC Zoo - Admission Fee: $2 per person ages 3 years and over; Ages 2 years and under are free
Entry Fee for Irvine Regional Park: $3 per vehicle weekdays and $5 per vehicle weekends (Major Holidays: $7 to $10 per entry as posted)
Please click on "Programs" & "Events & Programs" for a current listing of educational programs and special events offered at the Orange County Zoo.
New! Take an audio tour at the OC Zoo!
Dial (714) 481-0355 on your cell phone to begin the audio tour. Refer to the guide (available below and at the zoo). Enter the animal exhibit number followed by the “#” key. Listen to fun and interesting information about the zoo’s animals. Hear from our animal keepers, veterinarian, education coordinator, curator and manager and learn more about our animals. Discover what our bears get to eat everyday, what the coyotes’ names are, how old our bald eagles are, what treats we give to the raccoon, why are animals are here at the zoo, where they came from, and more fun information! The cell phone tour is free and you can even put it on speaker phone for your family or friends to hear!
Many County regional parks are expecting large crowds April 21 due to the Easter holiday. Easter Sunday is typically one of the busiest holidays at all OC Parks regional parks.
Regional parks will fill to parking capacity very early in the day. Once this happens, visitors must find other legal parking outside of the parks and walk in. Some parks will direct vehicles to nearby overflow parking areas. Irvine Regional Park will offer overflow parking at Santiago Canyon College.
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