• Introducing Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant!

    After the animals head in for the evening, the Dallas Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with 1 million lights, photo ops with Santa, holiday performances, tasty treats, and fun activities for the kids.Learn more about our wild new holiday tradition!
  • Register your little one in Dallas Zoo Winter Camp!

    Have your PreK through grade 5 camper spend their winter breaks engaged in hands-on activities, outdoor play, themed arts and crafts and close-up animal encounters at the Dallas Zoo! Camps run from Dec. 27-29 and Jan. 2-5. Register now!
A major conservation success: Welcoming scimitar-horned oryx calves

It’s a success story that proves when accredited zoos and conservation organizations work together, we have the power to bring animals back from extinction in the wild…

2017 Feather, Fur and Scales photography contest winners

Our 14th annual Feathers, Fur and Scales Photography Contest brought a new level excitement this year with world-renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore joining as one of our three judges.

Dallas Zoo smashes attendance record for eighth straight year

We did it! We crushed our all-time attendance record for the eighth consecutive year with more than 1.2 MILLION guests visiting in our fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.

This now marks the third time we’ve exceeded one million visitors in our 129-year history. A huge thanks goes out to our incredible guests …

Saving endangered gorillas takes all of us

Gorillas have an otherworldly presence, there is just something incredibly special about them – size, majesty, silence that speaks volumes.

The deep chorus of rumbles through a happy troop breaks the hush of an otherwise ominously quiet setting…

Dallas Zoo to close historic Cat Row, says goodbye to Texas cats

As we look to continue building updated, naturalistic habitats, we’re closing our oldest animal exhibit located within ZooNorth – Cat Row, featuring our Texas felines…

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*Closed Christmas Day
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$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
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650 South R L Thornton Freeway
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