Now Open For The 2024 Season.

Open 7 Days A week Including Holidays!

Come experience the wild at Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park! Located just 20 minutes East of Grand Rapids; your outdoor adventure awaits! Open Mon-Sat 10 am to 6 pm and then Sundays from 12 pm to 6 pm.

Come feed Giraffes, watch penguins splash in the water, marvel at Rhinos, enjoy the Pygmy Hippos, feed birds, and so much more!

And if all this adventuring makes you hungry, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our concessions stand! From French Fries to Pickles on a Stick and everything in between; come enjoy it all!

Memberships are the best way to enjoy the zoo all Summer. Purchase yours at the zoo today and also enjoy 10% off concessions and souvenirs!

Our Animals

Boulder Ridge takes pride in the many rare and endangered animals that can be found in our park. In fact, some of our animals are difficult to find anywhere else in the United States.

Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptiles are lung-breathing, scale-covered animals that are ectothermic, or “cold-blooded“. Being “cold-blooded” means that reptiles cannot regulate their own body heat so their warmth has to come from the environment around them. All reptiles are vertebrates, which means they have...

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Birds are members of the class Aves, which boasts over 10,000 species. Most birds are able to fly, but some, like ostriches, kiwis, penguins, and emus, have wings but cannot fly, and other birds are far better at swimming than...

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There are over 5,500 different species of mammals. Mammals live on land, underground, in the air, or in fresh or salt water, but despite their diverse habitats, there are several things that mammals have in common: All mammals are vertebrates,...

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