Located in the center of the Zoo, Lakeside Crossing has a variety of food services, shopping destinations and a grassy plaza to rest and relax.

Stingrays at Caribbean Cove

Watch, touch and occasionally feed the unique and fascinating stingrays, as they glide through a warm saltwater pool at Stingrays at Caribbean Cove presented by Mercy Kids.


Enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and specialty items at Lakeside Cafe. Top off your meal with an ice cream from Ice Cream Oasis

South Entrance

At the Zoo's south entrance, stop by the Welcome Desk to pick up membership benefits or purchase an Adventure Passes. Zoo Rangers can help you find lost children or articles. They will assist you in case of emergency. You can find a Ranger in the office at the South Entrance.

Train Station

The Zooline Railroad has a station located across from The Living World and the River's Edge entrance.


For distinctive, quality merchandise with animal themes, visit Safari Shop at the South Entrance.