Conservation Wishing Wells

If you have some spare change, drop it into one of the conservation wishing wells located throughout the zoo. Even small contributions can add up to benefit conservation efforts!

Conservation Parking Meter

Rainforests are important globally—not only because of the biodiversity found there (they contain more species of plants and animals than anywhere on earth!) – but because countless medicinal, consumer, industrial and agricultural products are derived from plants and animals found only in the rainforest. The alarmingly rapid destruction of rainforests from logging, mining and slash-and-burn agriculture has a direct impact on the quality of life around the world.

For each quarter dropped in the zoo’s conservation parking meter, over 90 square feet of rainforest in the Guanacaste Conservation Area of Costa Rica can be saved. Visitors contribute approximately $1,500 per year toward rainforest conservation through donations made at this parking meter alone—that is about 12.4 acres saved each year!

If you are interested in learning more about these Conservation Parking Meters, or about rainforests, visit the Center for Ecosystem Survival at


Chimp Cents

Help support efforts of the Jane Goodall Institute by racing your coins in the name of chimpanzee conservation! Our newest wishing well, located in Bill’s Garden, collects donations for chimpanzee habitat preservation, conservation awareness, orphan rescue & more. 100% of donations collected at Sequoia Park Zoo are given to the Jane Goodall Institute to help further their conservation mission.


Please contact the Zoo Ticket Booth for admission prices. (707) 441-4263


Events & Classes

all-day Boo at the Zoo 2016
Boo at the Zoo 2016
Oct 29 all-day
Boo at the Zoo 2016
The Sequoia Park Zoo and Foundation invite the community to the annual spooktacular Halloween celebration, Boo at the Zoo on Saturday, October 29th, with activities from 12–4pm. Enjoy frightfully delightful crafts in the Bat Cave, games, face painting, and the … Continue reading
6:30 pm FREE Conservation Lecture: Luna
FREE Conservation Lecture: Luna
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE Conservation Lecture: Luna
“LUNA: The Story of a Tree That Has Grown to Become a Symbol of Sustainability, Strength and Resilience” by By Stuart Moskowitz of Sanctuary Forest.  This is the story of a 1000 year old Redwood tree that stands tall on … Continue reading

OUR MISSION: Sequoia Park Zoo inspires conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.