Camino Medina, Ruta 39
66 93 05
07:00 to 19:30 hs.
7:00 to 18:00 hs.
Formerly a farm owned by Salustiano Medina, the San Carlos Zoo is part of the municipal park named Medina.
On the outskirts of San Carlos, this park has quite a variety of native species, and a few exotic ones.
It also has a snack bar, a souvenir shop and barbecue spaces with tables and benches.
There is also a space for small children with games.
San Carlos was founded by Pedro de Ceballos in the area called “Maldonado Chico” on 18 September 1763, with Portuguese families who were left homeless after the capture of the Santa Teresa Fortress. The city became a strategic defence point of the Spanish Empire, and its name honours King Carlos...