Welcome to Nature's Playground

With over 700 acres of pristine, conservation land and a wild animal park dedicated to education, Chehaw is a unique attraction for South Georgia. Being one of the only two accredited zoos in Georgia, aside from Zoo Atlanta, Chehaw continues to be devoted to the three areas it was founded on: conservation, preservation and education.

Merkats at Chehaw Zoon in Albany GA

From the Wild Animal Park to the endless recreational opportunities, Chehaw has an activity for every visitor. Come see what nature’s playground has to offer you.


Accredited by the Association of Zoo & Aquariums

Contact Info


Chehaw Park Authority
105 Chehaw Park Road
Albany, GA 31701

Park Hours

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday - Sunday

Zoo Hours

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Sunday*

*Animals will start to be put up for night at 4:30 p.m.

Phone Numbers

Customer Service 229.430.5275
Fax 229.430.3035
After Hours 229.430.5275
Education 229.430.3012
Camping Reservations 229.430.5275