The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, located about 5 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh, is a 77-acre facility that is home to thousands of animals representing hundreds of diverse species. Committed to education, research and wildlife conservation, the zoo and aquarium is actively involved in 64 Species Survival Plans and proudly exhibits 72 threatened or endangered species.
Specialties: Kids Kingdom is one of the nation’s top three children’s zoos. Other major attractions are The Asian Forest, The African Savanna, Cheetah Valley, Bears and the PPG Aquarium. The zoo also offers facility rentals and birthday parties.