Zoo General Info


There's a place that's Real Wild and Real Close where adventure and discovery awaits. A place where you can see orange monkeys, a camel with two humps, bright red birds with long curved beaks, and even a giant anteater! It's right here in the heart of Orange County ... the Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park.


Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E. Chestnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 836-4000



Open daily except Christmas and New Year's Day
Hours: gates open 10:00-4:00 visitors can stay one hour after gates close.



Adults (13+) $12.00
Senior (60+) $9.00
Child (3-12) $9.00


  • Children (under age 3) FREE  / Parking: FREE
  • Zoo Membership information is available through the Friends of Santa Ana Zoo (FOSAZ) at www.santaanazoo.org


Food Service: Knowlwood Café
Knowlwood serves a wide selection of hamburgers, hotdogs, sandwiches, ice cream and drinks.
Gift Shop: Treetop Toys
Selection of t-shirts, plush toys, assorted children's toys and books.
Playground: Two playgrounds for children of all ages.