Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere opens April 27

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) -- If you're ready for some outdoor adventures to enjoy spring, you're in luck.

Summerfield Zoo opens for the season on April 27. The zoo kicks off opening weekend festivities on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summerfield Zoo will welcome a new mascot in Bill the baby groundhog. The zoo will also have reindeer, cougars, zebras, monkeys, hyenas and more animals.

The venue offers plenty of activities like animal presentations, bottles for baby goats and a petting zoo.

Adult tickets are $10, seniors are $8 and children are $6. Parking is free, and all proceeds go to the care of the animals.

For more information on Summerfield Zoo, click here​.