Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

  • Address: 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210
  • Phone: (803) 779-8717
  • Hours: In Lobby

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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is home to more than 2,000 magnificent and fascinating animals and one of the nation's most beautiful and inspiring botanical gardens. The lush 170-acre site features dynamic natural habitat exhibits, scenic river views, spectacular valley overlooks and significant historic landmarks.

For more than 40 years, Riverbanks has provided individuals, families and groups with a common place to connect with and learn about the world's wildlife and wild places. Today Riverbanks is one of the largest mid-sized zoos in the United States and South Carolina’s leading destination attraction, boasting a national reputation as one of America’s best zoos and drawing one million visitors annually.

Twice awarded the Governor's Cup for South Carolina's Most Outstanding Tourist Attraction, Riverbanks is the premier family choice for education and recreation in the Southeast.

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Facility Info
  • Total Sq. Ft. 14700
  • Reception Capacity 800
  • Theatre Capacity 700
  • Distance to Airport 10
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 100