Charles Paddock Zoo

9100 Morro Road Atascadero CA 93422
9100 Morro Rd., Atascadero, just off Highway 41, about one-and-a-half miles west of Highway 101. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children 3 to 11 years old and $6 for seniors 65 and older. The zoo is open from 10 am-4 pm daily. The zoo is one of only 211 zoos accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association since 1991. The park was founded in 1955 by Charles Paddock, who was a park ranger who came to the aid of injured wildlife. (805) 461-5080.