The Gorilla Forest project houses 8-12 western lowland gorillas and two pigmy hippos exhibited in a series of indoor / outdoor habitats, within a 3-acre site. Eight buildings are strung along a meandering pathway for guests to view the animals from various vantage points along the way. Underwater hippo viewing and gorilla rotation through holding, indoor and outdoor facilities are featured.

Awards / Recognition:

Winner of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) Highest Honor of the Year, the 2003 Exhibit Award