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Getting to the Zoo

Dallas Zoo entry

Getting to the Zoo

Location

650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E)
Dallas, TX 75203

Traffic Alert!

Spring Break for students in Dallas and surrounding areas is March 7 through March 22.
Expect increased crowds during this popular time to visit the Zoo.
Here are some ways you can plan ahead:

  • Check traffic apps for alternate routes to avoid construction and lane closures.
  • Consider taking DART Red Line or ride shares to avoid parking.
  • Follow us on social media (@DallasZoo), and check this page for updated traffic alerts.

 

 

The Zoo is located three miles south of downtown Dallas, on I-35E at the Marsalis Ave. exit.

Directions

By Car:
Exit Marsalis Avenue from I-35E.
Go 1/8 mile on the north bound service road.
Turn right at the giant giraffe statue marking the entrance to the Dallas Zoo’s Parking Lot.

By DART:
Take the DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) RED LINE to the Dallas Zoo Station.

Traffic Alerts:
TxDOT is working on I-35E as part of a major construction project that is now underway and may affect your trip to the Zoo. Check this page for the latest traffic alerts!