Today at the zoo

Today’s programs and events


Train and carousel

      • The zoo train runs daily until November 21 with the exception of November 12 and 13.
      • The carousel runs daily, weather dependent, beginning at 11 a.m.

Construction or accessibility notes


Animal habitats closed while we complete the final community-funded bond projects: 

            • Orangutans: Returning 2020
            • Rhinos: Returning 2020
            • Polar bears: Returning 2020

Learn more about the new habitats and the other bond-funded projects.


Parking and transit options

Guests are strongly encouraged to ride MAX to the zoo, especially during busy weekends and event days.

All Washington Park attractions use a Pay-to-Park system; for more parking information please visit Explore Washington Park's parking guide, or Getting to ZooLights.

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


Share your experiences and feedback

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