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John Ball Zoo

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Education & Literacy
  • Environment


1300 W Fulton StGrand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

John Ball Zoo inspires people to be active participants in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment.


We are the oldest zoo in Michigan, located in Grand Rapids. Currently our collection includes about 270 species and about 1,500 individual animals. We have approxiamtely 500,000 visitors annually.


Would you recommend John Ball Zoo?
2 reviews Write a review
by Evelina V. from Grand Rapids, MI (December 2, 2022)
It has so many amazing volunteering opportunities to choose from in your community!!! I love it !!!
by Alison V. (October 12, 2020)
I think this is a great place to begin volunteering, especially if you're one who likes to be around families or kids. :)

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