$9.50 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$12.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
Park entrance fee - $6/car

Tues – Sun, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays
Open Presidents' Day on Feb. 19:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Meet Gunner


Meet Gunner

river otter Gunner at CuriOdyssey

Gunner was discovered swimming alone in a backyard pond and spent his life in a family home and playing with dogs. After the family discovered how much care (and fish!) he required, Gunner came to CuriOdyssey where he now lives with his female otter friend, Belle. Find out how you can help Gunner: www.curiodyssey.org/be-a-hero #CuriOdyssey…

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Meet Caro

  At five weeks old, Caro was found warming himself in order to stay alive on the side of a road in Texas. After recovering from stage four pneumonia, Caro found a new home at CuriOdyssey. Now eight years old, Caro is easy-going, gentle, and loved to chase and pounce on toys! Find out how…

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Meet Dylan

gray fox

After recovering from a coma and a broken leg, Dylan traveled from Southern California to make his new home at CuriOdyssey. He is shy, cautious, and enjoys receiving the occasional scratch under the chin from his favorite keeper. He also loves fresh berries and fruit! Find out how you can help Dylan: www.curiodyssey.org/be-a-hero #CuriOdyssey #SciencePwr

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Meet Solo

Head of great horned owl

  Solo was found starving in a field in the East Bay and missing half of her wing. After being rescued, she was trained by a volunteer at a local rehab center. Solo came to CuriOdyssey in 1995 and has been the resident education bird for the last 22 years. Beloved by thousands of children…

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Citizen Science: Monarch Migration

Monarchs have been spotted at CuriOdyssey! Monarchs are known visually for their brilliant orange hue and large size, but did you know those in North America migrate considerably far each year? Approximately 2,000 miles far, how about that! National Geographic Kids has a page dedicated to Monarchs, you can view it here. People have long been…

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From A Keeper Apprentice

“It’s always easy to have your heart stolen by the animals you work with, but at CuriOdyssey it was just as easy to have the keepers steal it too.” Please enjoy this blog from our 2016-2017 Keeper Apprentice, Brenda. Dated 08/29/2017 Hello new apprentice! I’m the 2016-2017 apprentice. Before I jump in and tell you…

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CuriOdyssey Bugs Day

Girl with Bug Specimin

Here are a few of the wonderful things that happened during CuriOdyssey’s “Bugs Day!” Dr. Stephanie A. Dole, entomologist, educator and Beetlelady, shared her amazing collection of live bugs and specimens.  She share stories of their evolution, survival and held them for curious kids to touch.  Watch her teach kids how to sing the Insect…

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CuriOdyssey Animal Rescue Day

Green Iguana

Visitors were thrilled to see all the amazing, adorable and adoptable pets from Andy’s Pet Adoption Center on CuriOdyssey’s Animal Rescue Day. Regina, a gorgeous green iguana, greeted guests at the door to CuriOdyssey’s Redwood Hall. Visitors met Poppy, a very friendly Argentine black and white tegu lizard.  Tegus are the only lizard species known…

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CuriOdyssey Raptor Power Day

Spectacled Owl

CuriOdyssey members and visitors celebrated the dinosaurs that survived at Raptor Power Day.  We watched raptors soar,  learned about their role in ecology from raptor conservation experts, and met them up close to learn about the science of their survival and their individual rescue stories. We saw falcons, hawks and eagles soar with falconer, Kenny…

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A Who’s Who of CuriOdyssey’s Raccoons

Have you ever walked past the raccoon exhibit and heard, “That’s the mommy and that’s the daddy!”? If you have, you’re not the only one. CuriOdyssey’s guests are regularly surprised to hear that only two of the raccoons are related and those two are the males, who are smaller than the females. While the keepers…

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