Plan Your Visit

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2014 Hours:


April 12th – May 23rd and September 2nd – October 5th

Daily: 9AM – 4PM; last admission at 4PM; grounds close at 5PM

**Due to a special event fundraiser, on September 12, 2014 the zoo will close early. Last admissions will be at 3:00pm and the grounds will close at 4:00pm.**


Memorial Day Weekend (May 24th) – Labor Day (September 1st) 

Daily:  9AM – 5PM; last admission 5PM; grounds close 6PM

Special Late Night Fridays: June 20th, July 18th, & August 15th 9AM – 7PM; last admission 7PM; grounds close 8PM


October through March



 Admission Prices: 



Adults (13-61):           $7.00 (includes tax)

Seniors(62 & over):     $5.50 (includes tax)

Children (4-12):          $4.00 (includes tax)

Children (3 & under):   Free

Members:                  FREE (w/membership card)

Parking:                     FREE


Group Rates (schools, scouts, and groups of 20 or  more) 

Adults (13-61):           $6.00 (includes tax)

Seniors(62 & over):     $4.50 (includes tax)

Children (4-12):          $3.50 (includes tax) 

Children (3 & under):   Free  


  • Wagons & Strollers may be rented for $4.00 each.
  • Wheelchairs are free to use and available on a first come-first serve basis.  
  • We accept VISA, Mastercard and Discover


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Daily Events:


Animal Encounters Show:

Meet our animal ambassadors up close and learn about their unique features.  

Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • 1:30PM every day

Extra shows at

  • 11AM  Saturdays
  • 3:30PM Sundays

Penguin Feedings:

Watch our colony of penguins as they feed on fish at Penguin Cove.

  •  10:00AM & 4:00PM daily

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The Explorers Station gift shop is open during zoo hours and offers a wide variety of keepsake items including:  plush animals, puzzles, t-shirts, and jewelry.


Visit our Kookaburra Kafe for a drink and a bite to eat while taking a break in the shade at the “Tent on the Green.”


Thanks to all of our photographers!


Photos courtesy of: 

Ray Thomas, Carol Jones, Doug Janson, Kathleen Burggraf, Mary Leigh, Don Copley, Charity Clark, Mandy Martineau, Bob Jockumsen, Alyssa Rod, Christian Weinrich, and Nelson Sibulo.