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COVID UPDATES

OPEN DAILY 9:30am – 5:00pm

The carousel is now open Fridays – Sundays from 10:30am – 4pm. Rides are $3.

Only the MAIN GATE at the intersection of Randall Ave. and Drake St. is currently open. Our Lake Wingra gate is closed. 


Check out our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS for more information.


Due to COVID-19, there are some new guidelines guests need to follow to make sure everyone has a fun, safe time, including:

  • Enter at the main gate only by the parking lot on S. Randall Ave.
  • Follow the designated one-way path through the zoo.
  • Use our new hand sanitizer dispensers placed throughout the zoo.
  • Keep a safe distance from other people, and, of course, the animals!
  • All visitors (5+) are required to wear masks. Masks must cover your nose and mouth. If necessary, masks are available for purchase in our gift shop. If you forgot to bring your mask, you will be given a paper mask and asked to wear it.
  • Please respect the neighborhood by following all traffic/parking rules and disposing of trash properly.

For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

Thanks for your support!