Did you know that the Trevor Zoo is one-of-a-kind?
It is, in fact, the only zoo in this country that is located at a high school. The zoo was established in 1936 at Millbrook School, a coeducational independent high school in Millbrook, New York. Its founder, Frank Trevor, was Millbrook School’s first biology teacher and a man with a passion for sharing his love of wildlife with all people, especially children.

And there are plenty of other interesting facts about the Trevor Zoo:
  • It houses more than 170 exotic and indigenous animals
  • 70 different species are represented
  • It is home to 11 endangered species
  • Its facilities extended over 6 acres
  • It operates a veterinary clinic
  • It is one of 237 zoos in the U.S. accredited by the AZA (Associations of Zoos and Aquariums)

Hours and Admission Fees

Hours:  The Trevor Zoo is open from 9 AM to 5 PM every day BY RESERVATION ONLY.


-You must make a reservation online to visit the zoo.
-Your reservations can include up to 12 people.
-You can arrive +/- 60 minutes of your reservation and can stay in the as long as you wish.
-If coming with multiple parties/families, you can make one reservation for all.
-Payment will not be collect until you arrive at the zoo.

Adults = $7.00
Kids = $5.00 (aged 3 to 12)
Seniors = $5.00 (65+)
Children = Free (aged 0 to 2)

Members-Only Mornings from 8:00 AM till 9 AM.

For information on Group Visits please visit this page.

Directions to the Trevor Zoo

The Trevor Zoo is located at on Millbrook School Road on the north side of Route 44, six miles east of the village of Millbrook and four miles west of Amenia, New York. Turn onto Millbrook School Road, and go one and a half miles. A sign that says Trevor Zoo Entrance & Parking will be on your right. From the parking lot cross the curved bridge, walk the zoo path along the stream, and then enter the Mill Welcome Center and Gift Shop.
If you are traveling from the Rhinebeck or Pine Plains areas, go to Bangall near Stanfordville and take James Cagney Way/Bangall-Amenia Road about five miles to Leavitt Road and turn right. Go 100 yards and turn left on Millbrook School Road. Go one half mile, past the zoo pond and Mill which will be on your left. Continue 150 yards down the road to the sign that says Trevor Zoo Entrance & Parking on your left. From the parking lot cross the curved bridge, walk the zoo path along the stream, and then enter the Mill Welcome Center and Gift Shop.

Contact Us

Trevor Zoo
Millbrook School
282 Millbrook School Road
Millbrook, NY 12545
Phone: 845-677-3704




Zoo Staff

Alan Tousignant, Ph.D, Director
Jessica Bennett, Director of Programs
Kyleen Depew, Director of Animal Care
Julie Herman, Registrar
Marissa Teator, Husbandry Supervisor
Hailey Burton, Husbandry Keeper
Frank Billington, Maintenance
Andy Akotia, Maintenance
File Gjidoda, Mill Gift Shop
Daniel Cohen '86, Director of Media