Make extraordinary connections at Brookfield Zoo with friends and loved ones through up-close encounters with wildlife and nature.
Open every day of the year, set on 216 acres, and just 12 miles west of Chicago, Brookfield Zoo is easily accessible. Meet the Animal Ambassadors, experience a keeper chat, or see Dolphins in Action. Aside from its naturalistic and innovative multispecies exhibits, Brookfield Zoo is known for its international role in wildlife conservation. The Chicago Zoological Society is a private nonprofit organization, which operates Brookfield Zoo on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County.