Today at the zoo

Today's programs and events


Important hours

      • Cascade Grill is open from 11a.m. - 2p.m.
      • Cascade to Go kiosk is open at 9:30 a.m.
      • Coffee Crossing is open at 10 a.m.
      • Africafe is closed, due to construction.
      • Elephant Ears is open at 11a.m.

Construction or accessibility notes


Train and Carousel

      • The zoo train is not running, but will be back for Presidents Day February 17, weather permitting. 
      • The carousel is running weekends and holidays, weather permitting. 

Parking or riding

All Washington Park attractions use a Pay-to-Park system. Parking fees mirror downtown's daytime hourly rate of $2/ hour with a $8 daily maximum.

Ride transit and receive $1.50 off admission with each proof of ridership.


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