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Daily Schedule

Don’t miss these fun keeper chats and feeding times. Interact with zoo keepers and learn more about the animals we care for!

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted. All feeding times are approximate and subject to change. All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

Winter Schedule

11:00 a.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) American Barn Poultry House
Animal Encounter

11:00 a.m. (Thursday Only) American Farm
Cow/Oxen Encounter

12:30 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday Only) Cargill Learning Center
Animal Encounter inside building

2:15 p.m. (Tuesday & Saturday Only) Amphibians & Reptiles
Snake Demonstration

2:30 p.m. North America
Bald Eagle Chat

3:15 p.m. (Wednesday & Saturday) Amphibians & Reptiles
Aldabra Tortoise Training

3:30 p.m. Slawson Family Tiger Trek
Tiger Chat inside tiger building

3:30 p.m. Koch Orangutan & Chimpanzee Habitat
Chimpanzee Chat

3:45 p.m. Cessna Penguin Cove
Penguin Demonstration

3:45 p.m. Tropics
Fruit Bat Chat

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

 

Winter Schedule: November 2016 - February 2017

 

Summer Schedule Begins March 1
9:15 a.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Try Your Hand at Milking

10:00 a.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Milking Demonstration (dependent on babies)

11:00 a.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) American Barn Poultry House
Animal Encounter

11:00 a.m. (Thursday Only) American Farm
Cow/Oxen Encounter

12:15 p.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Composting Worm Encounter

12:30 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday Only) Cargill Learning Center
Animal Encounter inside building

1:30 p.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Try Your Hand at Milking

2:15 p.m. (Tuesday & Saturday Only) Amphibians & Reptiles
Snake Demonstration

12:15 p.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Composting Worm Encounter

2:00 p.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) Pride of the Plains
Lion Chat

2:00 p.m. (Thursday & Saturday Only) South America
Tayra Chat

2:00 p.m. (Wednesday & Saturday Only) Pride of the Plains
Red River Hog Chat

2:30 p.m. North America
Bald Eagle Chat

3:00 p.m. The Downing Gorilla Forest
Pelican Chat

3:15 p.m. (Wednesday & Saturday) Amphibians & Reptiles
Aldabra Tortoise Training

3:30 p.m. Slawson Family Tiger Trek
Tiger Chat inside tiger building

3:30 p.m. Koch Orangutan & Chimpanzee Habitat
Chimpanzee Chat

3:45 p.m. Cessna Penguin Cove
Penguin Chat

3:45 p.m. Tropics
Shorebird Chat

4:15 p.m. Children's Farms inside American Barn
Composting Worm Encounter

4:30 p.m. (Saturday Only) Pride of the Plains
Meerkat Chat

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

 

Summer Schedule: March 2017 - October 2017

Winter Schedule

11:30 a.m. Amphibians & Reptiles
Riverbank Feeding

1:15 p.m. Tropics
Bird Feeding

1:15 p.m. The Downing Gorilla Forest
Gorilla Feeding- gorilla exhibit (also outdoor exhibit, weather permitting)

2:00 p.m. Children's Farms
Cow & Horse Feeding inside American Barn

2:45 p.m. North America
River Otter Feeding

4:30 p.m. Children's Farms
Animals released to Night Pasture

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staffing dependent.

Winter Schedule: November 2016 - February 2017

All events are offered daily unless otherwise noted.
All feeding times are approximate and subject to change.
All training demonstrations are weather and staff dependent.

Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 9, 2017 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).
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