PA Animal Attractions

A directory of the best animal attractions in Pennsylvania, including zoos, aquariums, aviaries, and wildlife viewing areas.

If you’re looking for a guide to the best animal attractions in Pennsylvania, you’re in the right place!

Grey fox on the wildlife tour at Penn's Cave, one of PA's premier animal attractions.
Grey fox at Penn’s Cave Wildlife Park in Centre County.

Pennsylvania, a state rich in natural diversity and wildlife, boasts an impressive collection of animal-themed attractions that cater to nature enthusiasts of all ages.

A resident bald eagle at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center.
A resident bald eagle at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.

The state is home to a number of well-maintained zoos, each offering a unique glimpse into the lives of both exotic and native species.

Exploring the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, one of PA's best animal attractions.
Scenes from the Pittsburgh Zoo.

Alongside these zoos, there are several aquariums that provide an immersive experience into the aquatic world, showcasing a wide range of marine life from the tiniest of fish to the most majestic sea creatures.

Collage of Electric City Aquarium exhibits in Scranton: mural entrance, shark display, coral reef tanks, and a crocodile.
Scenes from the Electric City Aquarium in Scranton.

Additionally, the state is home to several aviaries, where visitors can marvel at the beauty and diversity of bird species from around the globe.

Barred owls at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, one of PA's avian-themed animal attractions.
Barred owls at the Aviary at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center in Huntingdon County.

For those seeking a more natural encounter with wildlife, Pennsylvania’s numerous wildlife viewing areas offer the perfect opportunity to observe animals in their natural habitats, creating an educational and inspiring experience for all who visit.

Elk bugling in Benezette, one of PA's best wildlife animal attractions.
Elk bugling at the Winslow Hill Wildlife Viewing Area in Elk County.

I’ve created this interactive map below to provide you with accurate directions to some of Pennsylvania’s best animal attractions.

Simply click on the blue text links on the map above or in the articles below to read more in-depth information about each animal attraction.

Lioness at the Erie Zoo, one of PA's exceptional animal attractions.
Lioness at the Erie Zoo.

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