Zoo in Santa Cruz

A zoo was once a feature of the Pacheco area of DeLaveaga Park beginning around 1912. Some of the animals included in the zoo were buffalo, elk, deer and a bear. It was closed by the Parks and Recreation Commission in 1933.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel, Oct. 23, 1966
Date: Undated
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
Identifier: FF-ZOO

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  • For more information on the origin of the Park, see also the article "DeLaveaga Left His Fortune for Parks and for Charity."



“Zoo in Santa Cruz.” Santa Cruz Sentinel, Oct. 23, 1966. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/11102. Accessed 22 July 2024.