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Charles Paddock Zoo

9305 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero, CA 93422

(805) 461-5080



The Charles Paddock Zoo is the only zoo on the Central Coast and is home to hundreds of species from all over the world. We have numerous animals that are part of globally managed programs to preserve animals and their habitats. If you want to engage with some of the rarest animals in the world in a safe and respectful environment, then visit us often!


  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Activities & State Parks