A Sanctuary for Rescue Animals

The Merced Zoo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


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Zoo Hours: Every day 10am to 5pm

(209) 725-3337


Zoo Membership

Zoo memberships can be purchased for a yearly fee of $35 at the gift shop.

Memberships include:

  • Free entry to zoo

  • 10% off all items in gift shop

  • *May allow you free or discounted admission to other zoos around the country.

  • Click here to become a member today!


Quick Ways to Help:

We will reach out to you for completion of any required paperwork or forms. Your contributions make the difference!

Most donations are tax-deductible

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Applegate Park Zoo is operated by the City of Merced. This website is maintained by the Merced Zoological Society.