Press Releases

November 3, 2017
Roanoke Women's Foundation Grant
We are proud to announce that the Roanoke Women’s Foundation has provided the Zoo with a $46,800 grant to renovate exhibits and expand our education program.
August 15, 2017
Kids Square
The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it has entered into a reciprocal discount with the Don & Barbara Smith Children’s Museum, Kids Square located at Center in the Square here in Roanoke, Virginia.
August 3, 2017
New Raccoon Exhibit
The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce the opening of our new Raccoon Exhibit. The first of two Raccoons, “Katia” is now on display.
July 25, 2017
Acoustic Fridays
Join us for the last Acoustic Fridays of the summer season. We will be open late�until 7pm with live acoustic music from Joy Tru from 4-7pm.
July 3, 2017
Mill Mountain Zoo Celebrates 65th Anniversary
Please join us on the 4th of July for our 65th Anniversary. Come out and celebrate with us by having a piece of birthday cake!
June 23, 2017
Acoustic Fridays!
The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce something entirely new, Acoustic Friday's. Once a month we will be open late until 7:00 pm on a Friday. In addition, we will have live acoustic music from Joy Truskowski from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.
April 18, 2017
Pallas Cat Kittens
The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of 3 Pallas’ cat kittens. The kittens, two boys and one girl, were born on March 21, 2017 and are now 4 weeks old.
February 1, 2017
New Exhibits and Donations
In honor of our 65th anniversary, Mill Mountain Zoo is excited to announce plans for new exhibits focused on animals native to the Blue Ridge Mountains, including Bald eagle, Black bear and Raccoon exhibits.
June 1, 2016
The Train! The Train! Zoo Choo Runs Again!
Visitors to Mill Mountain Zoo over the Memorial Day weekend will be happy to see the beloved Zoo Choo is back on track!

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