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Field Trip Planner

Children watching a demonstration at the zoo

Plan Your Field Trip

The Dallas Zoo welcomes school groups throughout the year for WILD field trips at a discounted rate of $6 per guest.

Field trips and classroom programs are a great way to spark and maintain a child’s interest in animals, nature, the environment, science, and more!

Who is eligible?

  • Public or private schools
  • Preschools
  • State licensed day cares
  • Home school groups
  • Scouts
  • Church groups
  • Shelters
  • City of Dallas recreation centers
  • YMCA / YWCA
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Organized college classes (where a teacher is bringing the students for a class project)

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Groups must preregister at least two weeks in advance of their scheduled date to qualify for the discounted rate.

Admission Cost

  • $6 per student
  • $6 per adult chaperone (1 free adult per 10 students)

Parking Cost

  • Free for school buses
  • $10 per additional vehicles

Note: Parking is limited on high-capacity field trip days. Parents and chaperones not riding the bus are highly encouraged to carpool or take the DART Red Line straight to our front entrance.

Field Trip FAQs

Still Have Questions?

The Education Office is open Monday-Friday during regular Zoo hours. Contact us at Education@DallasZoo.com or  469.554.7300.

 

The Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park reserves the right to change pricing and policies without notice.