While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Riverview Park and Zooin-person Doors Open Peterborough


  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
Riverview Park and Zoo

Riverview Park and Zoo began with a 1933 donation of two alligators to Ross Dobbin, manager of the Peterborough Utilities Commission. Over 85 years later, the zoo remains a family-friendly facility that promotes wildlife and environmental conservation. Join staff to meet some of the animals and learn about the important conservation work that happens in Peterborough.


Dates/hours open

May 04, 10:00am - May 04, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (tours and activities begin at the Rotary Education Centre)