PLEASE NOTE: Our monorail will be out of service for the remainder of the day on Tuesday. Apologies for any inconvenience!
  • COOL TEMPS, HOT DEAL

    Winter is coming, and so are Penguin Days! Enjoy our $7 admission special from December through February. Think of it as our holiday gift to you! LEARN MORE!
  • TAKE PART IN A RANCHING ADVENTURE

    The Junior Rancher Adventure is a 75-minute experience with behind-the-scenes access in our Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo. It's designed for children ages 3-8. BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE NOW!
  • REGISTER FOR A WINTER CAMP

    Explore a different animals in single-day camps for PreK-5th grade youth at the Dallas Zoo with tours, games, crafts, and animal encounters. SIGN UP NOW!
  • LECTURE SET FOR JAN. 11

    Learn about the work being done to help gorillas in Rwanda and Congo from Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund CEO Tara Stoinski. BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!
  • BUY A BRICK, HELP THE HIPPOS

    We're hard at work on our new $13.5 million Simmons Hippo Outpost. Leave your mark on the new habitat with a customized commemorative brick! LEARN MORE!
Dallas Zoo Corps launch cell phone recycling initiative to save gorillas

Every minute, 150 acres of rain forest are lost to deforestation, depriving species of habitat and people of crucial resources. One major cause of this habitat destruction is the mining of the mineral coltan, which is widely used in common compact technology devices such as cell phones.


Happy first birthday, Ajabu: Looking back on a year of milestones for our baby elephant

As we celebrate this precious baby’s first birthday, we look back on the moments that truly take our breath away.


Fidelity Cares for the Dallas Zoo by the numbers

Nearly 700 Fidelity Investments employees dedicated their time to helping the Zoo during Fidelity Cares Day. Together, we worked on projects to benefit our animals, conservation partners and our community.


Hippos, hippos, hooray! Dallas Zoo opens new $14 million exhibit

The new habitat, home to Adhama and Boipelo, includes a 24-foot by 8-foot viewing window that brings guests eye-to-nostril with the Nile hippos as they explore their 120,000-gallon waterhole.


Gorilla wounds common as males grow into silverbacks

A 450-pound gorilla with teeth 2-3 inches long can leave a nasty wound! But our keepers and veterinary staff keep a close eye out, and know immediately if one occurs.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
PENGUIN DAYS ADMISSION
$7.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$7.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$7.00 Seniors (age 65 and up)
FREE Children (age 2 and under)
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
PARKING
$8 per vehicle
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
*All prices subject to change
WILDS OF AFRICA ADVENTURE SAFARI
$5 per rider
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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