• HELP OUR HIPPOS EXPLORE DALLAS!

    Print and color our hippo sheet, and snap of photo of your colorful creation at your favorite area spots. DOWNLOAD NOW!
  • 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!
  • SPRING BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN!

    This spring break, campers will be shipwrecked around the world exploring the unique habitats and animals at different locations. REGISTER NOW!
  • 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!
  • 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!
Entrance-hall115
Dallas Zoo, DSO bring ‘Music and Motion’ together for students

In a unique partnership that brought music and science alive for students, the Zoo and DSO developed a new program that melded animals and music, two things kids love but may never have imagined overlapping.


IMG_2819-Wattled-Crane-on-nest-CS115
Nests 101: Building a home out of ANYTHING

Nest-building is a true art form. Every bird species has its own unique building technique, and every nest varies in size, design and composition.


_MG_5864-CB115
Pint-sized Texas Longhorns delighting Children’s Zoo guests

It may not be the Starship Enterprise, but the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo is the perfect home for the newest animal additions: Captain and Kirk. These two miniature Texas longhorns are settling in nicely to their home and guests couldn’t be happier.


red-cockaded-woodpecker-by-holly-dolezalik-1-290x290
Dallas Zoo proudly restores habitat for endangered birds

No strategy to save animals is complete without a focus on habitat loss, and the work to restore it. Earlier this month, our Wild Earth Action Team traveled to the Big Thicket National Preserve to plant 10,000 trees across 300 acres of land.


IMG_0041 BFR Chimalsi African Crested Porcupine CS
A hugely successful year with AAZK

In 2016, Dallas Zoo AAZK Chapter members bowled and sailed to raise thousands of dollars for conservation groups around the world, in addition to sending zookeepers away for professional development, and more.


1 2 3 4 5
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



Highland Capital Management City of Dallas Association of Zoos & Aquariums