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Charles Paddock Zoo - Atascadaro

FRIENDS OF THE CHARLES PADDOCK ZOO (FCPZ) was formed in February 2012 as a dedicated partner of the Charles Paddock Zoo.  FCPZ is committed to conservation, education and support of the Charles Paddock Zoo’s mission.
Our goals include:

  • Fundraising for Charles Paddock Zoo
  • Developing volunteerism
  • Promoting public participation and awareness
  • Enhancing  the visitor experience

Friends of the Charles Paddock Zoo are focused on bringing awareness to the valuable cultural asset the Zoo is to our community.  FCPZ is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.  Therefore, donations, contributions and sponsorships are tax deductible.  Our Board of Directors is a 100% volunteer Board allowing us to dedicate funds directly to the Charles Paddock Zoo.   Your support is greatly appreciated and will allow us to continue our mission.

Open 7 days a week
April 1 st – October 31 st:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

November 1 st – March 31 st:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Phone: 805-461-5080