The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society. Founded in 1922 by Henry Snow, the Zoo has been located in its current Knowland Park location since 1936. The Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland, CA, 94605. The zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals. The Zoo is open daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The rides area is open daily from 11:00am to 4:00pm.