MAINTENANCE TO HIPPO HABITAT: We're doing maintenance on our Simmons Hippo Outpost, so our hippo pair will remain behind-the-scenes for the next few weeks while we're working in the area. Stay tuned here and on social media for updates on status of the project. For more details on the maintenance project: Click Here.
  • SUNNY SUNDAY DEALS

    Enjoy the last weekend of Penguin Days Presented by Highland Capital Management when admission is just $7 admission per person. Plus, score buy one, get one carousel tickets on 2/25.
  • Spring break and summer camp registration now open!

    This spring break and summer, your little one will enjoy tours through the Zoo, outdoor play and activities, themed arts and crafts, close-up animal encounters and more! Learn more and register now.
  • Penguin Days are back!

    Colder temperatures bring cooler prices to the Dallas Zoo with $7 admission, now through Feb. 28. Bundle up, beat the crowds and come visit us soon. Get more details here.
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  • Donate your trees to our animals this winter!

    As winter hits, we’re in need of freshly cut evergreen donations. Check out all the species our animals eat and let’s coordinate a pick up or drop off donation!
Former Dallas Zoo camper turns passion for marine life into ‘ReefLove’

We feel like we’ve won Olympic gold when we learn about kids who grew up going to the Dallas Zoo and turned their passion for animals and nature into conservation projects and careers. Bishop Lynch High School sophomore…


Dallas Zoo mourns the loss of hippo calf

We are heartbroken to share the news that our female hippo Boipelo gave birth behind the scenes to a hippo calf early Saturday morning; unfortunately, the calf did not survive. Because this was Boipelo’s first pregnancy and we could not predict how she would…


Plastic water bottles and plastic bags go extinct at the Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo is leaving the plastic bag and water bottle behind. In lieu of plastic, guests are encouraged to purchase canned water at all concession stands and restaurants, and use reusable bags for any Zoofari Market gift shop purchases.

Our sustainable approach means more than 113,000 plastic water bottles and 95,000 plastic bags will be saved from entering landfills and …


Dallas Zoo’s Simmons Hippo Outpost closed for maintenance

With winter in full swing, we’re taking advantage of the cold weather to perform maintenance on the Simmons Hippo Outpost – the zoo’s newest habitat that opened in April 2017.


A teacher’s perspective: Working on Dallas Zoo’s Texas horned lizard project

Dallas Zoo’s reptile keepers recently ended their eighth year studying the life history of Texas horned lizards on the 4,700-acre Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in Fisher County, Texas. By collecting lizard life history…


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Tomorrow's Hours
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$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 Seniors (age 65 and up)
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650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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