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HEALTH & SAFETY

As of May 1, the Dallas Zoo will move from “masks required” to “masks strongly recommended” in most of our outdoor areas. Masks are still required indoors and during animal experiences. Learn more about our health and safety protocols for COVID-19 here.

Attractions

Attractions at the Zoo

Take a ride on the wild side with these animal-themed people movers!

PLEASE NOTE: The Adventure Safari Monorail permanently closed in March 2020.

Mini train on the track

T-Rex Express Mini-Train

Rest your feet and let us do the driving on the T-Rex Express Mini-Train! The kid-sized, all-electric trackless train is decorated with animal graphics and equipped with a smoke machine and sound effects as it winds its way around Picnic Ridge. Passengers buy tickets and board the T-Rex Express at the train station located across from the Herpetarium in ZooNorth. Seating is spacious enough for parents to accompany children on the ride.

$3 per rider.

Little girl riding carousel

Endangered Species Carousel

Take a ride on the wild side! The Dallas Zoo’s Endangered Species Carousel is a custom-made merry-go-round featuring hand-crafted exotic animals plus a spinning bird’s nest.

$4 per rider.