Gladys Porter Zoo

Tropical Trail Region
500 E Ringgold Street Brownsville, TX 78520 (956) 546-7187

Explore one of the top zoos in the country. Take a trek through Africa, Asia, Tropical America and Indo-Australia. Encounter three generations of gorillas, tigers, macaws, kangaroos, Komodo dragons, 255 species of tropical plants and more. Most animals are displayed in settings that resemble their natural habitat. The Zoo also features a herpetarium, nursery and animal contact yard. Large numbers of native wild birds find sanctuary on Zoo grounds.

Gladys Porter Zoo

500 E Ringgold Street Brownsville, TX 78520


Adults: $12, Seniors: $10.50, Ages 2-13: $8, Age 1 and under: Free


Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.