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New York State Zoo at Thompson Park

One Thompson Park
Watertown, NY 13601



The mission of the New York State Zoo is to promote the conservation of wildlife and wild places by helping community members build positive sustainable relationships with nature, empowering them to take action on behalf of the environment and inspiring fascination with the rich heritage of New York’s native flora and fauna. These goals are reached through the display of native animals in naturalistic environments and provision of interactive educational experiences for diverse audiences.

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