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Spring Festival kicks off at The Charles Paddock Zoo 

–The Charles Paddock Zoo’s annual springtime celebration returns beginning Saturday, March 24, as the only Zoo in San Luis Obispo County welcomes everyone’s favorite springtime backyard babies. Come see the little feathered friends and the new Bug Zone during the Spring Festival before the feathery and fuzzy fun ends on April 8. As always, these charming and adorable little ones are free to visit with a standard Zoo admission ticket.

Regular admission prices are $7.00 for ages 12 and over, $5 for children ages 3 to 11. Seniors 65 and over get in for $6.00, and children under the age of 2 are free.

Currently, the Zoo is open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., but beginning April 1st, the Zoo will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Zoo is located at Atascadero Lake Park on Highway 41/Morro Road, one mile west of Highway 101.

Over 200 animals call the Charles Paddock Zoo home, including red pandas, monkeys, meerkats, parrots, a Malayan Tiger, a variety of reptiles and more! For more information about the zoo, please visit us at or call (805) 461-5080.

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