If it’s your first time visiting, you would be surprised to find a zoo of such high caliber in a remote coastal destination like Eureka. Clean, well-designed, delightful attractions populate the lush grounds and feature an impressive variety of unusual animals. Make double sure to pay a visit to the Children’s Barnyard and Petting Zoo. And don’t forget to say hello to the ever-popular red pandas! Then dive deep at the exhilarating River Otter Experience with an up-close and personal view of life beneath the water’s surface. Otters swim, dive and play on every side—even above you.