• SAFARI NIGHTS SUMMER CONCERTS ARE BACK!

    Original artists and tribute bands fill the Zoo with sound during our Safari Nights Powered by Breeze Energy evening concert series, every Saturday through July 15!
  • REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMP NOW!

    No LION around this summer! Summer camp at the Dallas Zoo and Children's Aquarium at Fair Park is filling up fast. Camp is open to kids entering PreK - Grade 12 and runs June 12 through Aug. 11. REGISTER NOW!
  • HIPPOS, HIPPOS, HOORAY!

    Our $14 million Simmons Hippo Outpost is NOW OPEN! Read all about it here.
  • MEET THE ANIMALS OF THE PHOTO ARK

    Come face-to-face with animals from National Geographic's Photo Ark at a new exhibition showcasing Joel Sartore's work! LEARN MORE!
  • SPRING INTO SAVINGS

    Hippos are here and members enjoy free admission and parking while supporting the future of wildlife through conservation and research. LEARN MORE!
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Animal Adventures outreach programs provide fun for all ages

We travel all across North Texas teaching people about animals and why they matter, and there’s one audience that we just can’t get enough of — senior centers!


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Hockaday high school students monkey around with primate enrichment

For most high school students, the semester is filled with standard classes like calculus, biology, English, and history – but a group of five Hockaday students can proudly add monkeying around with STEM to their academic repertoire.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
GENERAL ADMISSION
$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 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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