Night At The Zoo

UPDATE -> NOTE: This event has been postponed until July 18/19.


In what is certain to be an epic night of fun and adventure, Parks Canada, Trent-Severn Waterway and Riverview Park & Zoo are teaming up for “Night at the Zoo!”

Yes, on June 17th and 18th, for the first time ever families will be able to sleep inside the gates of the zoo as part of Learn to Camp Day.

Parks Canada is not monkeying around with its Night At The Zoo

Parks Canada is not monkeying around with its Night At The Zoo

Participants will learn valuable outdoor skills from various local experts during the day, and at night children and their parents will be entertained and educated by several local partners—all the while hearing the night sounds of the zoo's animals.

The lemurs are excited

The lemurs are excited

Spaces are very limited for this first time camping experience at the zoo. Local non-profit group SmallChangePtbo have reserved spots specifically for local Peterborough families. Email them here for more info, and follow them on Twitter or Facebook on how you could get your experience for FREE!

For more information about the Learn to Camp event and how to be involved, contact the Trent-Severn Waterway at 705.750.4950 or email them here.


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