upcoming events

upcoming events

Champions of the Endangered

The Campaign for the Amur Leopard Woodland

Syracuse Zoo Family Fun Run

Run for the Cats
and Support our
Amur Leopard Woodland Project

The Friends is raising funds to create a new home for Tria and Rafferty and their cubs. The sooner we can do this, the better – and there’s a fun way you can help! You can participate in the Syracuse Zoo Family Fun Run!

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Edventures In Learning for All Ages!

Janet Agostini Friends of the Zoo President & CEO
Janet Agostini
President + CEO

Friends of the Zoo

Our Story

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, established in 1970, is proud of its relationship with Onondaga County and the wider community and of its longstanding history of providing a world-class zoo to visitors from Central New York and beyond.

Friends of the Zoo is a non-profit organization and dedicated partner of the
Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The Friends organization provides financial support through funds dedicated to the welfare of the zoo's animals, educational programs and family-friendly facilities.


One Conservation Place, 
Syracuse, NY 13204

Our Hours

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Sunday

Contact Us

(315) 435-8511

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