Santa Cruz County History - Recreation & Sports



Zoo in Santa Cruz
by Santa Cruz Sentinel

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


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

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DeLaveaga Park, parks

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