Connect Your Source for Zoo and Aquarium News and InsightsAZA Accredited and Certified Members

As of September, 2022 there are currently 238 AZA-accredited institutions and 15 AZA-certified related facilities. Please see the complete list of AZA institutional members below, organized by location, or click here to search by zip code.  You can also search alphabetically by clicking here.

Accredited and Certifed Organizations Within the United States

Alabama

Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham
Accredited through September 2027

Alaska

Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward
Accredited through September 2027 

Arizona

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson
Accredited through March 2026

OdySea Aquarium, Scottsdale
Accredited through March 2024

Phoenix Zoo, The, Phoenix
Accredited through March 2023

Reid Park Zoo, Tucson
Accredited through March 2025

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium, Tempe
Accredited through March 2027

Arkansas

Little Rock Zoological Gardens, Little Rock
Accredited through September 2027  

California

Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco 
Accredited through March 2023

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
Accredited through March 2026

B. Bryan Preserve, Point Arena
[Certified Related Faciity]
Certified through March 2023

Birch Aquarium at Scripps, La Jolla
Accredited through March 2025

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro
Accredited through March 2027

California Science Center, Los Angeles
Accredited through March 2027
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero
Accredited through March 2025

CuriOdyssey, San Mateo
Accredited through March 2027

Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno
Accredited through March 2027

Happy Hollow Zoo, San Jose
Accredited through March 2027 

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert
Accredited through March 2025

Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles
Accredited through March 2023 

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
Accredited through March 2023

Oakland Zoo, Oakland
Accredited through March 2024

Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento
Accredited through March 2024 

San Diego Zoo, San Diego
Accredited through March 2026
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums) 

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido
Accredited through March 2026
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

San Francisco Zoological Gardens, San Francisco
Accredited through March 2027 

Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, Santa Barbara
Accredited through March 2026 

SEA LIFE Aquarium at LEGOLAND California Resort, Carlsbad
Accredited through September 2027

SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego
Accredited through March 2026 

Sequoia Park Zoo, Eureka
Accredited through September 2026

Steinhart Aquarium, San Francisco
Accredited through September 2025 

Turtle Conservancy, Ojai
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2027

Colorado

Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster
Accredited through September 2025  

Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Park, Colorado Springs
Accredited through September 2026

Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, Divide
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2023 

Denver Zoological Gardens, Denver
Accredited through September 2023

Landry's Downtown Denver Aquarium - Denver
Accredited through March 2026 

Pueblo Zoo, Pueblo
Accredited through September 2023 

Connecticut

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport
Accredited through September 2024

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Inc., Norwalk
Accredited through March 2024

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic
Accredited through March 2026 

Delaware

Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington
Accredited through September 2027

District of Columbia

Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, Washington
Accredited through September 2024

Florida

Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Sanibel
Accredited through September 2027
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Brevard Zoo, Melbourne
Accredited through March 2024

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Tampa
Accredited through March 2027 

Central Florida Zoological Park, Sanford
Accredited through March 2027 

Discovery Cove, Orlando
Accredited through March 2026

Disney's Animal Kingdom, Orlando
Accredited through March 2026  

Florida Aquarium, The, Tampa
Accredited through March 2025

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jacksonville
Accredited through March 2026 

Lemur Conservation Foundation, Myakka City
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2027

Lion Country Safari, Loxahatchee
Accredited through March 2027  

Lubee Bat Conservancy, Gainesville
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2026

Marineland, St. Augustine
Accredited through March 2027

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota
Accredited through March 2024

Naples Zoo, Naples
Accredited through March 2027

Natural Encounters, Inc., Winter Haven
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2025

Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, West Palm Beach
Accredited through March 2023 

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, Gainesville
Accredited through September 2026

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Orlando
Accredited through September 2023

Seas, The, Orlando
Accredited through March 2025

SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando
Accredited through March 2026 

St. Augustine Alligator Farm, St. Augustine
Accredited through September 2026

White Oak Conservation Center, Yulee
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2024

Zoo Miami, Miami
Accredited through March 2026

ZooTampa at Lowry Park, Tampa
Accredited through March 2026  

Georgia

Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta
Accredited through March 2026

Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
Accredited through March 2024

Hawaii

Honolulu Zoo, Honolulu
Accredited through March 2025

Idaho

Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, Idaho Falls
Accredited through September 2025

Zoo Boise, Boise
Accredited through September 2023

Illinois

Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield
Accredited through September 2023 

Cosley Zoo, Wheaton
Accredited through September 2026 

John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago
Accredited through March 2024

Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens, Chicago 
Accredited through September 2023

Miller Park Zoo, Bloomington
Accredited through September 2023

Peoria Zoo, Peoria
Accredited through September 2023

Scovill Zoo, Decatur
Accredited through September 2027

Indiana

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Fort Wayne
Accredited through September 2024

Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., Indianapolis
Accredited through September 2026
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, Inc., Evansville
Accredited through September 2023 

Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend
Accredited through September 2025 

Iowa

Ape Cognition and Conservation Initiative, Des Moines
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2024 

Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines
Accredited through September 2024

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque
Accredited Through March 2025
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Kansas

David Traylor Zoo of Emporia, Emporia
Accredited through September 2027

Hutchinson Zoo, Hutchinson
Accredited through September 2024

Lee Richardson Zoo, Garden City
Accredited through September 2027

Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina
Accredited through September 2026

Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita
Accredited through September 2025

Sunset Zoological Park, Manhattan
Accredited through September 2025

Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center, Topeka
Accredited through September 2023

Kentucky

Louisville Zoological Garden, Louisville
Accredited through March 2024
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Newport Aquarium, Newport
Accredited through March 2025

Louisiana

Alexandria Zoological Park, Alexandria
Accredited through March 2024  

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans
Accredited through March 2025

Audubon Zoo, New Orleans
Accredited through March 2024

Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, La. 
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2025

Pinola Conservancy, La.
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through March 2024

Maryland

Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Baltimore
Accredited through September 2023

National Aquarium, Baltimore
Accredited through March 2023

Massachusetts

Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford
Accredited through September 2024

Capron Park Zoo, Attleboro
Accredited through September 2027

Franklin Park Zoo, Boston
Accredited through September 2025 

Museum of Science, Boston
Accredited through March 2025
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

New England Aquarium, Boston
Accredited through March 2023
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Walter D. Stone Memorial Zoo, Stoneham
Accredited through September 2025

Michigan

Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Accredited through September 2025

Detroit Zoological Park, Royal Oak
Accredited through September 2027

John Ball Zoological Gardens, Grand Rapids
Accredited through September 2026

Potter Park Zoological Gardens, Lansing
Accredited through September 2023

Saginaw Children's Zoo, Saginaw
Accredited through September 2025

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, Auburn Hills
Accredited through September 2027

Minnesota

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, St Paul
Accredited through September 2026 

Lake Superior Zoo, Duluth
Accredited through September 2027

Minnesota Zoological Garden, Apple Valley
Accredited through September 2023

Missouri

The Butterfly House, Chesterfield
Accredited through September 2024

Dickerson Park Zoo, Springfield
Accredited through September 2023 

Endangered Wolf Center, Eureka
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2027

Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City
Accredited through September 2026

Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis
Accredited through September 2025

SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium, Kansas City
Accredited through September 2024

Wonders of Wildlife, Springfield
Accredited through September 2027

Montana

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, West Yellowstone
Accredited through September 2027

ZooMontana, Billings
Accredited through September 2025

Nebraska

Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park & Wildlife Safari, Ashland
Accredited through September 2026  

Lincoln Children's Zoo, Lincoln
Accredited through September 2027

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha
Accredited through September 2024

Riverside Discovery Center, Scottsbluff
Accredited through September 2023

Nevada

Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
Accredited through March 2023

New Jersey

Adventure Aquarium, Camden
Accredited through March 2025

Bergen County Zoological Park, Paramus
Accredited through September 2023

Cape May County Park Zoo, Cape May Court House
Accredited through September 2023

Jenkinson's Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach
Accredited through March 2024

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange
Accredited through September 2027

New Mexico

Albuquerque Biological Park, Albuquerque
Accredited through September 2026 

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park, Carlsbad
Accredited through March 2023

New York

Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Falls
Accredited through September 2024

Bronx Zoo/WCS, Bronx
Accredited through September 2024

Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo
Accredited through September 2027

Central Park Zoo, New York
Accredited through September 2025

New York Aquarium, Brooklyn
Accredited through September 2024

Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn
Accredited through September 2025 

Queens Zoo, Queens  
Accredited through September 2025 

Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park, Syracuse
Accredited through September 2024

Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester
Accredited through March 2023

Staten Island Zoo, Staten Island
Accredited through September 2025  

Trevor Zoo, Millbrook
Accredited through September 2027

Utica Zoo, Utica
Accredited through September 2024

North Carolina

Duke University Lemur Center, Durham
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2027

Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro
Accredited through September 2024
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Museum of Life and Science, Durham
Accredited through March 2027  

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach
Accredited through March 2023 

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Pine Knoll Shores
Accredited through March 2023 

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Manteo
Accredited through March 2023 

North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro
Accredited through September 2026

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, Concord
Accredited through September 2026

Western North Carolina Nature Center, Asheville
Accredited through September 2026 

North Dakota

Dakota Zoo, Bismarck
Accredited through September 2023

Red River Zoo, Fargo
Accredited through September 2027 

Roosevelt Park Zoo, Minot
Accredited through September 2025 

Ohio

Akron Zoological Park, Akron
Accredited through September 2026 

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Dayton
Accredited through March 2027
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati
Accredited through September 2025
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland
Accredited through September 2025

Toledo Zoological Gardens, Toledo
Accredited through September 2023

Wilds, The, Cumberland
Accredited through September 2027

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma City
Accredited through September 2024
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa 
Accredited through September 2023

Oregon

Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport
Accredited through March 2027

Oregon Zoo, Portland
Accredited through September 2026 

Wildlife Safari, Winston
Accredited through September 2026

Pennsylvania

Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, Allenwood
Accredited through September 2024 

Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown
Accredited through September 2027

Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville
Accredited through September 2026  

National Aviary, Pittsburgh
Accredited through September 2026

Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia
Accredited through September 2025

Rivendale Wildlife Sanctuary, Pittsburgh
[Certifed Related Facility]
Certified through September 2027

ZOOAMERICA NA Wildlife Park, Hershey
Accredited through September 2026

Rhode Island

Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence
Accredited through September 2023

South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
Accredited through September 2024
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Greenville Zoo, Greenville
Accredited through September 2024

Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach
Accredited through March 2027 

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, Columbia
Accredited through September 2026

South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston
Accredited through March 2023

Turtle Survival Center, Charleston
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2024

South Dakota

Bramble Park Zoo, Watertown
Accredited through September 2024

Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History, Sioux Falls
Accredited through September 2027

Tennessee

Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park, Chattanooga
Accredited through September 2024

Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, Hohenwald
[Certified Related Facility]
Certified through September 2023

Memphis Zoological Garden and Aquarium, Memphis
Accredited through March 2025

Nashville Zoo, Nashville
Accredited through March 2025

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg
Accredited through March 2025

Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga
Accredited through March 2025

Zoo Knoxville, Knoxville
Accredited through March 2026

Texas

Abilene Zoological Gardens, Abilene
Accredited through March 2024

Baylor University Bear Habitat, Waco
Accredited through March 2026

Caldwell Zoo, Tyler
Accredited through March 2026

Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
Accredited through March 2027

Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas
Accredited through March 2023

Dallas Zoo, Dallas
Accredited through March 2023

El Paso Zoo, El Paso
Accredited through March 2024

Ellen Trout Zoo, Lufkin
Accredited through March 2023 

Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth
Accredited through March 2024

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose
Accredited through March 2025

Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville
Accredited through March 2025

Houston Zoo, Inc. Houston
Accredited through March 2024

Landry's Houston Aquarium, Inc., Houston
Accredited through March 2026  

Moody Gardens Rainforest and Aquarium, Galveston
Accredited through March 2024

San Antonio Zoological Society, San Antonio
Accredited through March 2024

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Grapevine
Accredited through September 2025

SeaWorld San Antonio, San Antonio
Accredited through September 2027

Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi
Accredited through March 2027

Utah

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Draper
Accredited through March 2025

Tracy Aviary, Salt Lake City
Accredited through September 2025

Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City
Accredited through September 2025

Virginia

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach
Accredited through March 2023

Virginia Living Museum, Newport News
Accredited Through March 2024
(also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums)

Virginia Zoological Park, Norfolk
Accredited through September 2024

Washington

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Eatonville
Accredited through September 2027

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma
Accredited through September 2023 

Seattle Aquarium, Seattle
Accredited through March 2024

Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
Accredited through September 2025

West Virginia

Oglebay's Good Zoo, Wheeling
Accredited through September 2024

Wisconsin

Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison
Accredited through September 2024

International Crane Foundation, Baraboo
Accredited through September 2024

Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens, Milwaukee
Accredited through September 2024

Northeastern Wisconsin (NEW) Zoo, Green Bay
Accredited through September 2023

Racine Zoo, Racine  
Accredited through September 2023

Accredited and Certified Organizations Outside the United States

Argentina

Fundación Temaikèn, Escobar, Province of Buenos Aires 
Accredited through March 2023

Bahamas

Atlantis, Paradise Island
Accredited through March 2023

Bermuda

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, Flatts Village
Accredited through March 2025

Canada

Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg
Accredited through September 2025

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto
Accredited through September 2026

Toronto Zoo, Toronto
Accredited through March 2023

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, Vancouver
Accredited through September 2024

Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, Calgary
Accredited through September 2024

Zoo de Granby, Granby
Accredited through September 2025

Colombia

Zoológico de Cali, Valle del Cauca
Accredited through March 2027

Dominican Republic

Dolphin Discovery Punta Cana, Punta Cana
Accredited through March 2025

Hong Kong

Ocean Park Corporation, Wong Chuk Hang
Accredited through March 2024

Mexico

Aquarium of the Port of Veracruz, Veracruz
Accredited through March, 2025

Dolphin Discovery Cozumel, Cozumel
Accredited through March 2024

Dolphin Discovery Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Accredited through March 2024

Singapore

Dolphin Island, Sentosa
Accredited through September 2025

S.E.A. Aquarium, Sentosa
Accredited through September 2025

South Korea

Everland Zoo, Yongin
Accredited through September 2025

Seoul Zoo, Gwacheon
Accredited through September 2025

Spain

Oceanogràfic Valencia, Valencia
Accredited through March 2025

United Arab Emirates

Atlantis, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Accredited through March 2026

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