Come Play in Charlie’s Nature Play Space!



This special area is dedicated to reconnecting children and families to nature through meaningful unstructured play.

Charlie’s Nature Play space is a rich environment that will stimulate a child’s natural curiosity and creativity through multi-sensory, hands-on activities. The Zoo has partnered with Nature Explore, a national research based company, to design this natural learning center using the best educational theories and practices. The areas featured in Charlie’s Nature Play are: SPLASH, CREATE, BUILD, INVENT, PLAY, CLIMB, DIG, IMAGINE AND GROW. Come and enjoy this new zoo experience during your next visit!



Thank you to the following donors for their support!