This 35-acre zoo is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago and is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. The zoo is home to a wide variety of animals, including lions, monkeys, gorillas, bears, and birds, among many others. One of the highlights of the zoo is the Regenstein Center for African Apes, which is home to gorillas, chimpanzees, and bonobos
. The zoo also features a children's zoo, a farm-in-the-zoo, and a variety of educational exhibits. In addition, Lincoln Park zoo is free and open to public year round making it an accessible attraction for visitors.