Cosley Zoo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cosley Zoo
The main sign
Location Wheaton, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 41°52′41″N 88°07′15″W / 41.8781°N 88.1208°W / 41.8781; -88.1208Coordinates: 41°52′41″N 88°07′15″W / 41.8781°N 88.1208°W / 41.8781; -88.1208
Land area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Memberships AZA[1]

Cosley Zoo is an AZA-accredited zoo located in Wheaton, Illinois. It is a facility of the Wheaton Park District, and open year round. Admission is free for Wheaton Park District residents and children under the age of 18. Admission for non-resident adults is $5 for ages 18-54 and $4 for ages 55 and over.[2] The zoo, which is situated on 5 acres (2.0 ha) of land, is built on the site of a historic train station and consists of domestic animals, as well as wildlife that is native to Illinois.

The zoo holds many youth-directed programs, including Junior Zookeepers, birthday parties, and holiday events.


External links[edit]