Southwick's Zoo

About Southwick's Zoo

Southwick's Zoo is a family owned and seasonally operated zoo in the Blackstone Valley, and is New England's Largest Zoo. The season begins in April and is open every day for the season until the end of October. Southwick's Zoo features over 800 animals on the 200 acres here in the park, as well as rides, amusement, live shows, and food options throughout the park. In the fall of 2023, Southwick's Zoo will be hosting The Great Jack O 'Lantern Journey beginning September 28th from Thursday through Sunday evenings until the end of October. This walk-through event will feature numerous themed displays on pumpkins, along with Halloween themed displays, live entertainment, food and fall fun. Winter Wonderland will also be back this winter and will begin in November and continue until the end of the year with light displays, and lots of holiday family fun. For more information about job opportunities, please visit our website or reach out to directly. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Primate Intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Mendon, MA
“Zookeepers and other staff were exceptionally professional and had protocols that made me feel safe and respected while working with the animals. Learned a lot about zoology and zoo management.”
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