Hemker Park & Zoo is a family-run attraction in Freeport, MN, that has been operating since 1977.
Open May 1-October 31, the zoo offers up-close experiences with more than 50 wildlife species from around the world in a semi-natural setting. Animals include red kangaroos, zebras, camels, ostriches, monkeys, lemurs, exotic birds, and rare New Guinea Singing Dogs.The Close Encounters* program allows visitors to pet a penguin, feed birds in the famous Hemker Budgie Buddy House, or brave an encounter with Cookie, our 8-foot boa constrictor.
The zoo also hosts school field trips, birthday parties and other celebrations.
As part of its mission to educate young and old about the wonders of the animal kingdom, Hemker Park & Zoo travels to schools, businesses and homes with its fun and fascinating mobile programs, including petting zoos, the Animals Around the World science and geography initiative, and reindeer sleigh rides.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 320.836.2426.
*Extra fees apply