Riverview Park and Zoo, Peterborough

Take the whole family out for a stroll through Riverview Park and Zoo. The zoo features over 48 species in a large park area packed with activities for kids and adults alike. Walking trails lead the way through the exhibits, and afterwards the kids can enjoy the splash pads while you try your hand at some frisbee golf. A miniature train ride offers a fun alternative to walking around the park, and the vibrant gardens are perfect for an outdoor picnic. Take a look at our Peterborough trip builder app to schedule your visit to Riverview Park and Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Perhaps not everyone in Peterborough knows how lucky we are to have this great zoo! What a wonderful place for us as a community to take our kids! The zoo is clean and safe and has an abundance of ani...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our visit here. We brought our grandchildren here. They come from Brampton and were amazed that it's free. The train ride was really nice for them too.  more »
  • The grounds of this park are well cared for, there are plenty of shade trees in the heat of summer and picnic tables to sit at, relax and enjoy the views. The zoo area and the animals are a lot of fun...  more »
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