Trip Planner:   USA  /  Wisconsin  /  Manitowoc  /  Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo, Manitowoc

2.9
#6 of 9 in Things to do in Manitowoc
Lincoln Park Zoo is a small municipal zoo located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The zoo has just under 200 animals, including black bear, bald eagle, cougar, lynx and others. It is situated along the Little Manitowoc River and provides a deck for viewing ducks, geese, sandhill cranes, and many other birds that gather along the river.ExhibitsBig Red BarnThe Lincoln Park Zoo's Big Red Barn was built in 2000 with the support of the Manitowoc County Farm Bureau and Manitowoc County Dairy Promotions. The barn is located on the north end of the zoo. The Big Red Barn is home to a variety of young farm animals, on loan from local farmers. Chickens, goats, lop-eared rabbits, pigs and turkeys are housed at the Big Red Barn.Education CenterThe Zoo's Education Center is located on the second floor of the Education and Animal Care Building and is home to Wisconsin native reptiles, insects, amphibians, fish and birds.AnimalsAsiatic black bearBald eagleBisonCougarDucksGreat horned owlGeeseGrey wolfPheasants and quailsPigeonsPrairie dogsRed-tailed hawkSandhill craneSnow leopardTurkey vultureWhite-tailed deerIncidents In 1994 a timber wolf attacked a child and ripped off his right arm, prompting other Wisconsin zoos to review their own safety. In 2007, two cougars were released from their cages at the zoo by unknown vandals. In 2010, a woman had two fingers bitten off after she ignored barriers to try to feed an Asiatic black bear.
Use our Manitowoc tour planner to visit Lincoln Park Zoo on your trip to Manitowoc, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
92 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Half the animals were not out, dissapointed. Been a few times and everytime a majority of the animals were not there.  more »
  • A great concept - FREE zoo without crowds. The visit would take about an 1-2 hours with small children, but less with older. But at the cost, it is worth a walk around.  more »
  • So... my Chicago born and raised kids have been to the fabulous big city zoos several times. Although impressive, they leave me feeling exhausted, broke, and well....annoyed . I am also a little unsur...  more »
Places to stay near Lincoln Park Zoo

Plan your trip to Manitowoc

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Lincoln Park Zoo by other users

54 days in Cypress & Oshkosh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM GREECE February, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in De Pere BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Fond du Lac BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 47 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Sturgeon Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 36 days in Appleton BY A USER FROM EL SALVADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM EL SALVADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Oshkosh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 50 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Green Bay BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans