Media Coverage of Reid Park Zoo Master Plan

Stay up to date with Reid Park Zoo’s Master Plan! Local media has been instrumental in getting the word out about changes coming to the Zoo. The articles linked below outline coverage of what the Bigger Spaces, Smiling Faces campaign has brought to your Zoo.


Arizona Daily Star

May 21, 2019 – Voter-approved sales tax quickly pumps $12 million into Reid Park Zoo 

April 12, 2019 – Squirrel monkey exhibit at Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo opens tomorrow

November 10, 2018 – Big changes are underway at Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo

July 5, 2017 – Reid Park Zoo initiatives hoping for spot on November ballot



November 11, 2019 – Tucson Parks and Rec holds open house to discuss Reid Park improvement projects

November 7, 2019 – Reid Park Zoo asks community to weigh in on 10-year plan

May 2, 2019 – A major facelift for Reid Park Zoo

September 10, 2018 – Reid Park Zoo announces future expansions



July 16, 2020 – Reid Park Zoo busy at work during COVID-19 closure 

November 12, 2019 – Plans for future expansion, improvement at Reid Park released  

November 14, 2018 – UPDATE: Zoo renovations move along one year after ballot initiative passes



May 1, 2019 – Reid Park Zoo gearing up for phase one of 10 year improvement plan 

March 11, 2019 – Reid Park Zoo expansion will enhance experience without compromising safety  

September 9, 2018 – Expansion underway at Reid Park Zoo



May 3, 2019 – Reid Park Zoo prepares for Phase 1 of $80m expansion

September 11, 2018 – Reid Park Zoo, Arizona, announces 10-year masterplan

October 6, 2017 – Voters to decide on crucial funding for Reid Park Zoo



November 11, 2017 – Additional Reid Park Zoo Funding Passes, What Are Their Plans?

March 2, 2021 – Reid Park Zoo: How We Moved The Flamingo Flock To Their New Habitat!