The all-new event is a fresh take on the holiday lights experience, shining a light on the beauty of nature and the importance of caring for the natural world. Explore the Zoo and encounter nearly 60 larger-than-life handcrafted lanterns inspired by nature, from pollinators and plants to endangered (and even
In 2019, more than 200 illegally obtained eastern box turtles were confiscated by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). SCDNR partnered with the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Lab (SREL) to care for these turtles, providing an opportunity for graduate students at SREL. An $8,750 grant from
Inspiring behavior changes, from watching wildlife in action to taking action to save wildlife, is a goal that Riverbanks Zoo and Garden work toward achieving with visitors every day. Today Riverbanks is inviting the entire community to step up to the challenge for a plastic-free summer to help protect our
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is partnering with Harvest Hope Food Bank for the return of Toucan Tuesdays. Beginning this Tuesday, June 6, guests visiting Riverbanks will receive buy-one-get-one admission to the park and buy-one-get-one ICEEs with a donation of two cans (or bags and boxes) of non-perishable food items. Toucan
The flock at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced its first-ever hatchings of two rare blue-billed curassows. The milestone comes on the heels of Riverbanks receiving the Plume Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Avian Scientific Advisory Group. Riverbanks has long served as a leader in aviculture
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open the Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Aquarium & Reptile Conservation Center March 2. Thanks to the support of The Boyd Foundation, the multi-million-dollar renovations will transform the heart of the Zoo into a state-of-the-art animal care facility — providing guests with an experience
Join the pack at Riverbanks for 11 wild nights of howling Halloween fun during Boo at the Zoo. Riverbanks’ annual Halloween spook-tacular will take place October 20 – 30 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm each night. The favorite fall tradition will once again offer guests safe, affordable, family-friendly entertainment.