Today at the zoo

Due to inclement weather, Zoo will open at 12 p.m. noon February 19th

Today's programs and events


Important hours

Due to inclement weather, all restaurant opening times are delayed for Monday, February 19

      • 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 running weekends and holidays only, 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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