• GET A COOL DEAL THIS WINTER!

    The temperature is dropping and so is the price of admission to the Dallas Zoo. Throughout January and February, guests can visit the African penguins (and all the other animals) for just $5 per person.
  • SPRING BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

    Join the Dallas Zoo for a fun-filled Spring Break Camp adventure! Each camp is jam-packed with exciting activites, education and animals. Click here to learn more or to register today.
  • VOTERS CHOOSE NAME

    With more than 10,000 votes, the public has spoken: our baby giraffe will be named “Kopano,” meaning “united” in Botswana. Click here for more info.
  • ZOO AFTER DARK

    Come spend a night under the stars with some of your favorite animals! Registration is now open for family and group campout programs.
  • STORIES, PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND MORE

    We love to tell the story of our Zoo and its renaissance, so we’ve launched ZooHoo!, a blog where you’ll find behind-the-scenes stories, awe-inspiring photos, and captivating videos.
Marvin giving a thumbs-up at Lacerte Family Children's Zoo (115x75)
Saving Marvin, with a gift of heart

A little boy from a small Pacific island, struggling to hold onto life and in desperate need of heart surgery, came to Dallas and left with a new future – and a love of some new animals.


Randy next to rainwater tank (115x93)
Greening the Zoo

What do rainwater harvesting tanks and reforestation have in common? They’re just a couple of the many environmentally friendly ways we create a self-sustaining ecosystem at the Dallas Zoo.


Birthday Tasanee Mshindi (115x82)
BIRTHDAY BASH! Dallas Zoo celebrates chimp & otter’s 1st birthdays

Our babies are growing up! The Dallas Zoo is throwing a first birthday party bash for chimp Mshindi and Asian small-clawed otter Tasanee tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 24), and everyone’s invited.


Tamanduas MJ & Chispa Jan. 2015 (115x77)
Dallas Zoo welcomes popular New York anteater “MJ”

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a special 1-year-old New York celebrity has arrived for romance! Here on a Species Survival Plan (SSP) breeding recommendation, MJ has been paired with our popular 2-year-old female tamandua, Chispa.


African black-footed penguin-1 (115x77)
$5 admission during Penguin Days through February

Through January and February the price of admission is dropping with the temps. Until Feb. 28, guests can visit the African penguins (and all the other animals) for just $5 per person.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
GENERAL ADMISSION
PENGUIN DAYS (Jan-Feb)
$5.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$5.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$5.00 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
MONORAIL SAFARI
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
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