Directions & Parking

Parking
Two parking lots, available free of charge, are located directly across from the zoo entrance. Additional parking is provided for special events.
Directions

Coming from Atlanta / Anderson, SC (Headed North on I-85)
  1. Take exit 42 to I-185/US 29 (The first Greenville exit)
  2. *Bear left and use left lane to Greenville
  3. At first traffic light I-85 ends
  4. From this light proceed straight ahead on US 29
  5. Travel for approximately 2.3 miles to traffic light at East Washington Street (Just beyond bridge)
  6. Turn right and go 0.3 miles to traffic light and turn left with East Washington Street
  7. Proceed 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on right and turn right at sign
Coming from Charlotte / Spartanburg, SC (Headed South on I-85)
  1. Travel to I-385 and take it into Greenville
  2. Take exit number 42 and turn left at the bottom of the ramp
  3. Go 2 blocks and turn right onto East Washington Street
  4. Proceed 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on left and turn left at sign 
North on I-385
  1. Travel to I-385 and take it into Greenville
  2. Take exit number 42 and turn left at the bottom of the ramp
  3. Go 2 blocks and turn right onto East Washington Street
  4. Proceed 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on left and turn left at sign 
Asheville / Hendersonville / Travelers Rest
  1. Take US 25, South to Travelers Rest where it will join with US 276
  2. Take US 276 into Greenville for approx 6.5 miles to Stone Avenue
  3. Turn left with US 276 onto Stone Avenue and continue 1.9 miles to East Washington Street
  4. Turn right onto East Washington Street
  5. Proceed 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on left and turn left at sign
Clemson / Easley Area
  1. Take US 123 into downtown Greenville
  2. Turn right onto West Washington Street and go to the 5th red light
  3. At this light turn left because Washington turns left
  4. Proceed 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on right and turn right at sign 
Greer / Taylors Area
  1. Take US 29 to Greenville
  2. At the intersection with US 291 there is a Red Lobster Restaurant on the left
  3. From the Red Lobster proceed approximately 2 miles and turn left on Column Street to US 276
  4. Go 1 block and turn left on Stone Avenue, US 276
  5. Proceed 0.8 miles and turn right onto East Washington Street
  6. Go 0.3 miles to Zoo sign on left and turn left at sign 
Highway 25 North
  1. Travel US 25 North until it meets US 291 North
  2. Go straight ahead on 291 and cross Interstate 85
  3. From Interstate 85 go approximately 3.3 miles and turn right onto East Antrim Street
  4. Travel 1/4 mile and turn left onto Laurens Road, US 276
  5. Proceed 1.2 miles and turn left onto East Washington Street
  6. Go 0.3 miles to Zoo sign and turn left at sign