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Enchanted Forest

Presented by Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Take an adventurous trek through the shady Virginia G. Piper Enchanted Forest! Located near the Endangered Species Carousel, little explorers can take the bridge over a trickling river and through the trees to visit the Enchanted Forest’s own tree house! Take a ride down the giant tree trunk slides and splash through the river bottom on your visit to this magical get-a-way in the heart of the Phoenix Zoo.

Discovery Farm

Mosey on over to Discovery Farm where you can explore a child-sized red barn, silo slide, animal rockers and more. Located on Harmony Farm, this unique play area inspires imaginative play, while offering a cool place to rest and enjoy lunch at one of the nearby picnic tables.

Perfect for children 18 months to 5 years.

Leapin' Lagoon

Let your little ones enjoy the water while you rest. Or for the daring adult, join in the fun and get soaked! Perfect for babies and toddlers. Shaded benches and a changing area are available.

Note: Please make sure your child is dry and sand free if you would like to enjoy a ride on our Endangered Species Carousel.

Yakulla Caverns

Splash, jump and play at the “coolest” splash pad in the Valley! Make your way through the cavern as you explore stalactites and stalagmites!

Perfect for children 5 and over. Shaded benches and a changing area are available.

Note: Please make sure your child is dry and sand free if you would like to enjoy a ride on our Endangered Species Carousel.

that's zoo we are

The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., caring for over 3,000 animals, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened/endangered species.

Giraffe peeking out