About Blank Park Zoo
The mission of the Blank Park Zoo is to empower an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research and recreation. It was founded on May 8, 1966. Blank Park Zoo is Iowa's Wildest Adventure. You could enjoy the wonderful park atmosphere as you and your family view over 800 furry finned and feathered exotic creatures at the Zoo. Along the curved path and the neat garden, you will find surprises in every corner! Come and experience the natural wonders of African wildlife and the Australian outback. The indoor discovery centre will bring you exotic plants, birds and tropical habitats. Come and enjoy this exotic atmosphere.