Beardsley Park

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06610

203-576-7233

181.4 ACRES
Beardsley Park was created, in part, by a donation to the City of 100 acres of land from cattle dealer James Beardsley in 1878. In 1884 the City contracted with renowned landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmsted to create a plan for the space. In 1920, Parks Commissioner Wesley Hayes began a campaign to create a zoo in the Park. This Zoo is Connecticut's only zoo, and features a carousel, a lovely greenhouse, and many fascinating exhibits.

Parks Office: 203-576-7233

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