Zoo Mission

The Columbian Park Zoo’s mission is to encourage the appreciation of the world’s wildlife, to enhance the preservation and conservation of biodiversity and to inspire educational discovery and exploration in a fun, family-oriented environment for all citizens of the Greater Lafayette Area.

Friends of Columbian Park Zoo Mission

The Friends of Columbian Park Zoo works hard to provide the zoo with the necessary finances and community contacts to ensure the quality of life of Zoo animals. Through education and conservation awareness, we strive to create, promote and maintain awareness of the Zoo for all in the Greater Lafayette Area.