• 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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Gorilla groovin’: Promoting play through enrichment

Our dancing gorilla Zola is a viral star! Learn more about this playful boy’s behavior and why keeping our animals enriched and active is so important.


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World-famous giraffe Katie welcomes baby boy

We are elated to share that our beloved giraffe Katie gave birth to a healthy male calf on Tuesday, May 30, at approximately 1:45 p.m.


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‘Otterly’ amazing creatures: Celebrating World Otter Day

We’re celebrating World Otter Day by introducing you to our Asian small-clawed otter pairs of Jimmy and Jelly or Tasanee and Duranjaya.


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Snoozing in the sand: Studying elephant sleep habits

Our team of keepers and volunteers conducted a study to see just how long our elephants were snoozing at night, and with the help of some video cameras, they learned a lot 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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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



Highland Capital Management City of Dallas Association of Zoos & Aquariums