Today's programs and events
- Zoo hours: Today, the zoo hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and visitors can stay on grounds until 5 p.m.
- Cascade Grill is only open on Fri, Sat and Sun at 11a.m.
- Cascade to Go kiosk is open at 9:30 a.m.
- Coffee Crossing is open at 10 a.m.
- Africafe is open at 11 a.m.
- Elephant Ears is open at 11a.m.
Construction or accessibility notes
- Ringtails are currently off-habitat.
Train and Carousel
- The zoo train is running daily, weather permitting. The first train of the day leaves the station at 10:30 a.m. and is currently operating on the 6-minute loop.
- The carousel is also running daily, weather permitting. The first carousel ride is at 10:30 a.m.
All Washington Park attractions use a Pay-to-Park system. Parking fees mirror downtown's hourly rate of $1.60/ hour with a $4 daily maximum during the non-peak season, and $6.40 daily maximum during peak season. Peak season is April 1 – Sept. 30, and non-peak season runs from Oct. 1 – March 31.
Ride transit and receive $1.50 off admission with each proof of ridership.