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Cosley Zoo's main building once served as Wheaton's first train station in the mid-1800s.

Cosley Zoo’s main building once served as Wheaton’s first train station in the mid-1800s.


Cosley Zoo can provide you with amenities guaranteed to make your visit both comfortable and memorable.

While you are at the zoo, be sure to check out…

The Coyote Café Concession Stand: Visit the concession stand, open seasonally. The stand offers lunch staples including hot dogs and chicken nuggets, ice cream, snacks, and fountain beverages.

Large picnic area: Tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Washroom facilities with diaper changing stations.

Accessible walkway surfaces for those with special needs (also suitable for strollers).

The Wild Side Gift Shop: A fun place to find the perfect souvenir! Discover a wide range of gifts including shirts, plush, jewelry, toys, and more!

Rental Space: Cosley Zoo has several spaces that can be rented for parties, showers, meetings or other events. Click here to learn more about zoo rentals.