Field Trips

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo offers exciting new adventures for all ages that will be sure to challenge the imagination and learning of your class through parallel play and exploration. …stand watch as a park ranger at the Redwood Lookout, or discover the zoologist in your student as they observe of the eating habits of the Fossa, Madagascar’s top predator. When you book a field trip with Happy Hollow new opportunities and adventures await your class at every turn.


Current Promotions

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo is pleased to inform you that we are kicking off our groups season with a very special offer!

Every school group that books their field-trip before December 31st, 2018 for a visit between January 2019 through March 31st, 2019 will qualify for a FREE picnic area. ($75 Value)

First come first serve applies as there are only a limited number of fantastic picnic areas available. Please note reschedules with the free area option will only be accepted if the rescheduled trip is before March 31st, 2019.

We hope to see you again!

Education Opportunities

From animals to conservation, Happy Hollow offers a variety of immersion experiences. For more enhanced learning programs Happy Hollow’s Education department offers many opportunities designed to meet your standards based learning requirements. For more details see the enclosed information.

Reserve a Picnic Area

Planning to bring your lunch? Reserve a private picnic area for your class today.

  • 8 picnic areas are centrally located in the Five Point Forest and can accommodate 60 to 100 people.
  • Clean tables, fenced, and shaded facilities offer a comfortable experience for your class.
  • Reasonably priced and reserved for your entire stay, each area offers you the ability to conveniently store your lunches while your class explores Happy Hollow.



  • Group Ticket (minimum 14 ticket purchase required) - $9.25
    (To receive the group discounted admission price, only one payment will be accepted and the entire group needs to enter Happy Hollow together).
  • Picnic Area - $75.00 - Available Monday through Friday for organizations affiliated with School (public, private, charter, or home); preschool (federal, state or private); school district; county office of education; child care facility.
  • Parking - $6.00 per car
  • Souvenir Goody Bags (optional) - $5.00 per bag (click here to see flyer)

Book Your Field Trip Today

Complete and send the Group Reservation Form to Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, Guest Services by fax, mail, or email. For more details call (408) 794-6400



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