A fun destination for all ages, Valais’s wildlife parks are home to domestic, wild and farm animals, with lots of discoveries waiting to be made. You will see cows, goats, ibex, foxes and even black bears living peacefully in their natural environment. While l’Arche des Crétillons and the Aletsch Animal Park are dedicated to farm animals, the zoo at Les Marécottes is home to wild animals, demonstrating the rich diversity of Alpine fauna in Valais.
Most of the local wildlife is represented in this park with a surface area of 35,000 square metres: red deer, marmots, foxes and black bears etc. The park offers a car parc, pizzeria, picnic area and an alpine swimming pool. The zoo is at 1100m and can be reached in 15 minutes by train or car from Martigny. The zoo is about five minutes on foot from the railway station.