Kids day out in Cherry Brook ZooTagged as outdoor, zoo
901 Foster Thurston Drive
Saint John NB
About Cherry Brook Zoo
Cherry Brook Zoo is located in the city of Saint John, New Brunswick. It is home to many exotic and endangered species including the Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopard, Golden Lion Tamarin and Goeldi monkey.
Waterfowl Habitat and Boardwalk has a floating gazebo where visitors have a perfect view of four distinct wetland habitats in one beautiful area. Stop and rest or just sit and watch for visitors such as beavers, ducks, and otters.
The Aboriginal Medicine Wheel and Garden is considered a sacred area. The Aboriginal Pathway of Peace is adjacent to the Medicine Wheel and allows visitors to follow the 'seven steps to peace'.
In the Vanished Kingdom Park Zoo goers step back in time in the as they walk in a natural setting among exact replicas of extinct animals can be viewed .Visit the Extinction Graveyard. See first hand the beauty of the Elephant Bird, a species that stood 10 feet high and weighed 1100 pounds.
It opened in 1978 in a 35-acre woodland that is located in the northern section of the city's 2200-acre Rockwood Park. Utilizing the unusual natural terrain of Rockwood Park, the animals are surrounded by a natural setting.
The Zoo also is home to Tiger Claws Miniature Golf Course and the Vanished Kingdom Park.
Cherry Brook Zoo maintains strict Accreditation Standards as outlined by the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA). It has earned international recognition for its work in several Species Survival Programs including those for various endangered primates.