Riverview Park and Zoo


We are a unique facility offering attractions to people of all ages. Located just north of downtown
Peterborough, Riverview Park and Zoo is a fabulous place to enjoy a leisurely stroll in a peaceful and
tranquil setting while experiencing the natural beauty of Peterborough.

We are Canada’s only free-admission accredited zoo. Donations make us possible.

Summer Season:

  • Park grounds and zoo area are open from 8:30 a.m. to dusk.
  • Office is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Guest Services / Gift Shop is open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The Miniature Train Ride is open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weather permitting.
  • Splash pad is open daily, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Snack bar is open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.