Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

The Early Years - 1950’s

In the1950’s, people from all over the USA fell in love with Disneyland, and wanted some place like Disneyland in their home town.  Jaycees, Alden Campen and Ernie Renzel (former Mayor of San Jose) took this dream to heart, and following Oakland’s lead (the creation of Oakland’s Fairyland), approached City “fathers” in 1956 with the idea of developing a children’s park on property owned and for sale by the Kelley Family (the property was on the market before Mrs. Kelley died and the family wanted to subdivide property).

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March 11, 2017

This is a very fun and easy zoo experience, with goats you can pet and plenty of pleasant trails to the animals. I highly recommend a visit to the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo!

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