John Ball Zoo

John Ball Zoo Photographs

Thank you for celebrating our 125th birthday at John Ball Zoo! If you have a photo of your family enjoying the park, exhibits from the past, or any other moment from the Zoo that you'd like to share, send us your photo by clicking the link below!

Statue Installation 


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Enjoy all the photos that have been submitted. Browse the albums below by clicking to enlarge the photo.

*Not knowing the actual dates of many of these photos in the Offical Historic Photos from the Zoo Archives, we have selected 01/01 as the month and date. The year is an approximate date to the best of our knowledge.

Contact us:

Call: (616)336-4300
Fax: (616)336-3907
Mail: PO Box 2506, Grand Rapids, MI 49501