Conservation Carousel

The themed public plaza is the focus of visitor activity in the center of the Zoo, and highlights the Conservation Carousel.

The Oasis Plaza and the Conservation Carousel opened June 7, 2008.  With its timeless appeal and classic design, the Conservation Carousel is destined to become one of Hogle Zoo’s most beloved attractions. It features 42 hand-carved, stunning animals and two chariots, and covered by a permanent pavilion for year-round use.   Designed by the world’s largest manufacturer of wooden carousels, Carousel Works, of Mansfield, Ohio.

To see a list of our generous carousel animal sponsors, click here.

Other feature of Oasis Plaza include:CarouselPavers

  • a concessions area with decked seating overlooking Emigration Creek called, Oasis Café
  • a commemorative paver snake in the plaza area
  • public restrooms
  • better access to the Wildlife Theater and the World of Flight Bird Show.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, call the Development Office at (801) 584-1708 and guarantee your place in the Zoo’s future today.