• 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!
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Take action for wildlife we love

The Dallas Zoo’s annual We ❤️️ Wildlife event celebrated a different kind of love. Members and guests showed their appreciation for animals, keepers, and conservationists with valentines created at stations across the Zoo.


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Random Acts of Kindness to the Earth

At the Dallas Zoo, we take pride in doing our part in protect the natural world, and thought it only appropriate to take some time to show our appreciation for the third rock from the sun.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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



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