Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo in San Jose provides an affordable, sustainable, conservation-centered outdoor adventure for families with children. Happy Hollow has exciting new adventures for all ages that challenge imagination and learning through parallel play and exploration. Stand watch as a Park Ranger at the Redwood Lookout, or discover the Zoologist in your child as they observe the eating habits of the Fossa, Madagascar’s top predator. Whether you’re taking your own children on a summer outing or booking a field trip for your students, with Happy Hollow new opportunities and adventures await you at every turn.

Happy Hollow’s Zoo is an AZA-Accredited Institution that participates in conservation and propagation of rare and endangered species while, at the same time, offering children and adults the opportunity to see wondrous animals such as the ruffed lemur and the jaguar. The Zoo also provides hands-on experience with many animals along with education that is necessary to secure the future of endangered species. There is also an animal contact area featuring alpacas, goats, guinea pigs and miniature horses.




  1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112

Santa Clara


Animals of All Shapes & Sizes

Program description

Let your group go wild with one of Happy Hollow’s funtastic group programs. A Happy Hollow instructor will present an engaging, interactive discussion followed by a live animal presentation. Programs correlate with Life Science Standards.

Animals of All Shapes and Sizes: Explore all of the different shapes, sizes, colors, and textures of animals. Learn what makes them all different from each other.

Booking / scheduling contact

Chrissy Hadley



Program detail
Artistic discipline: Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin:
Program type: Field Trip, Workshops & Classes
Population served: Pre-K
Subject: Science
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Call for availability

Available times:

Call for availability

Length of program: 30-50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Classroom or multipurpose room


Happy Hollow Park & Zoo or your classroom, community center, or non-residential facility

Fees / Ticketing:

$140 first program $125 each additional program Programs at HHPZ during a field trip do not include admission.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds must be requested two weeks prior to the date of the program. A $10 administrative fee is retained for each cancellation. Refunds for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the start of the program cannot be granted.