1401 Martin Luther King Jr.
Monroe, LA 71202
Phone: (318) 410-1005
Fax: (318) 410-0145
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PMSpread over 80 acres (32 hectares), the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is home to animals from many parts of the world. Open daily, the zoo includes many interesting exhibits like the Hall of Small, an insect display; Reptile House, housing lizards and snakes; Creatures of the Night, displaying nocturnal animals. The Bayou Safari takes visitors on a boat ride to see animals not visible otherwise. Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo also includes a greenhouse.