Watch the flock of endangered African Penguins, experience a wallaby mob on the move, discover the gibbons aerobatic abilities or enjoy the antics of the sloth bears. Stop by the Children's Zoo and pat a donkey, feed a goat or just relax on a bench and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds. Over 325 animals, the largest collection in Idaho, call Tautphaus Park Zoo home.
Of course a visit to the zoo would not be complete without a soft drink, hamburger, or corn dog from the Kookaburra Kafe. The Explorer's Station gift shop offers a variety of items including T-shirts and stuffed animals that make a perfect souvenir of your visit. You can celebrate a birthday, take a fun and educational class or hold a family reunion or corporate picnic all right here at the zoo! Support the zoo by becoming a member and enjoy free admission for one year or adopt an animal and help care for the zoo's animal collection. There's excitment, fun and adventure for everyone at the Tautphaus Park Zoo!
The zoo opens at 9:00 am. The last admission is at 4:00 pm and the zoo closes at 5:00 pm.
Thanks to our generous supporters who help make the zoo a
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums is building North America's largest wildlife conservation movement, by engaging and inspiring our 143 million visitors and their communities to care about and take action to help protect wildlife.