|COLUMBIAN PARK ZOO [map]
1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
The Columbian Park Zoo is located at Columbian Park. The Columbian Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Indiana dating back to 1908. The original animals housed at the zoo included foxes, skunks, pelicans, deer, lynx, prairie dogs and a wolf. Today the zoo is home to over 190 animals, representing 90 different species. The zoo offers a variety of education programs throughout the year that inspire an appreciation for the world's wildlife. Enjoy a butterfly garden, petting zoo, gift shop, outdoor art and more. Admission is free.