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Posted on: February 7, 2018

$2 Day at the Zoo in Honor of Frank Buck's Birthday!


Frank Buck Zoo is honoring our namesake's birthday, Frank "Bring 'Em Back Alive" Buck!   Everyone ages 0 - 100 receives all-day admission to the Zoo on March 14, 2018 only. Sing Happy Birthday to Frank at 1:00 PM, cake served w...Read on...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

2018 Spring Fling


To honor the birthday of the playscape in Gainesville's Leonard Park,

the annual Spring Fling Celebration is held the first Saturday in May at Leonard Park from 10 am to 5 pm.  Arts and crafts vendors come from all over, and the day is f...
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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Zoo Camp 2018 Registration now available

DSCN1965.JPG Fun & Educational Camps for Summer 2018 are in the works! Learn about endangered Texas wildlife species needing our protection! Learn about the Zoo heroes & heroines that influenced the Zoo world! Creative Crafts, Live Animal Encounters, Waterpark...Read on... More Information & Registration
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Junior Zoo Crew Teen Volunteers: Applications being accepted


Applications are now being taken for Junior Zoo Crew, a program for teens ages 14 - 17 who wish to volunteer their time and have an educational summer at the Frank Buck Zoo. Teens learn small animal handling, biofact presentation & team-building.

To learn more see the JZC page here