ELK GROVE (CBS13) — We got our first look at the timeline for opening a new zoo in Elk Grove.
Sacramento Zoo leaders are currently in negotiations to move the facility to vacant farmland along Kammerer Road.READ MORE: Sacramento Metro Fire Ramps Up Fire Resources For Fourth Of July Weekend
According to an update released this week, construction could begin in the spring of 2025. Animals would be moved to the new zoo in spring 2027READ MORE: 'We're Sick Of The Number 22': Local Veterans Launch Nonprofit In Roseville To Help Other Veterans In Need
The zoo would then open to the public in the summer of 2027.MORE NEWS: 3 Homes Among Structures Destroyed By Fire In Olivehurst
The project still needs to undergo financial and environmental review before being approved.