Creation Kingdom Zoo Gate City VA

Creation Kingdom Zoo is ranked as one of the Tri Cities area’s top attractions. The zoo offers you a chance to get up close with a variety of animals from around the world. We have tigers, bears, leopards, many species of primates and more. Daily keeper talks will answer your questions about the animals we have. Go at your own pace and take as much time as you like. Bring your camera. Most visitors leave with the same comment – “This is the best zoo I have ever been to.” We are minutes from Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, and the surrounding area. Plan your visit today by starting on our Visitor Information page.

Spotlight African Leopard

Unique and rarely seen in zoos. The most secretive and elusive of the large carnivores.

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Spotlight Hyenas

One of Africa’s most interesting animals. Visit them and learn more about the spotted hyena.

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Spotlight Squirrel Monkeys

You’ll love these acrobats as they jump, climb, and swing through the trees.

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Spotlight Marmosets

Small primates with big personalities. Get up close and personal with them.

In the Zews

August 12th - 6PM

4th Annual Hear Me Roar

More than 30 costumed characters will be visiting the zoo - from Princess Elsa to Star Wars, Spider-Man and more.

Admission $15. Proceeds help benefit hearing impaired children

October 26th - 29th

9th Annual Boo at the Zoo

Take a free hayride or walk from the event parking to see the zoo under soft lighting while kids visit candy stations throughout. See our festival of jack-o-lanterns and grab hotdogs, funnel cakes, tacos and more!

Open Nightly 6pm-9pm

Admission : children under 12 in costume bring a canned food item; ages 12+ $10

Proceeds benefit area needy families

New Exhibits:

A new 12 acre section is set to open Fall 2017! This new area is the first stage of a 38 acre expansion project. See Toucans, Lions, Warthogs, Monkeys and much more.

Check back for more new videos often as we take you behind the scenes to meet our residents.

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Trip Time ….

Creation Kingdom Zoo is a great place for a school, church, or any civic group trip. Kids of all ages will learn something new at each exhibit. It’s an educational and fun time. Contact us today to get more info and pricing for your group.

Did you know?

Our Facebook page is famous for giving weird animal facts every day.  If you ever wondered if Hyenas really laugh or if tigers really sleep 23 hours per day you might find out.  Follow us on Facebook and learn something new everyday.

field-trip

Trip Time ….

Creation Kingdom Zoo is a great place for a school, church, or any civic group trip. Kids of all ages will learn something new at each exhibit. It’s an educational and fun time. Contact us today to get more info and pricing for your group.

Did you know?

Our Facebook page is famous for giving weird animal facts every day.  If you ever wondered if Hyenas really laugh or if tigers really sleep 23 hours per day you might find out.  Follow us on Facebook and learn something new everyday.