Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Curious George (TM): Let's Get Curious

Curious George™: Let's Get Curious!

An interactive exhibit based on the Curious George™ books, and TV show! Open now - September 11.

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2016 Zoo Brew

Are you ready for Zoo Brew this summer? Check out the themes and bands for this season.

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Summer Safari Summer Camps

Summer Safari

Summer Camps at Blank Park Zoo for age three through grade seven. Sign up now available. 

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Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Your next birthday party should be unique, wild and fun. Have your party at Iowa's Wildest Adventure... the Blank Park Zoo. 

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Plant.Grow.Fly.

Plant.Grow.Fly.

Did you know that more than one-third of our food supply depends on pollinators? Learn how you can protect pollinators in your own backyard.

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Weddings at Blank Park Zoo

Weddings at the Zoo

Looking for a unique location to host your big day? Blank Park Zoo offers several venue spaces for groups of five to 500 that are sure to wow your guests.

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Adopt-an-Animal

Adopt an Animal

Become the proud parent of one of 16 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program.

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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save $2.

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Saving Animals in the Wild

Saving Animals in the Wild

AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction – is a new commitment by 230 accredited zoos and aquariums to harness our collective resources, focus on specific endangered species, and save them from extinction by restoring healthy populations in the wild. More ›

Membership

Membership

Receive free, unlimited admission to explore and enjoy the Zoo for one year. More ›

Zoo Blog

Zoo Blog
Your Zoo is Saving Animals From Extinction.  We are facing one of the greatest extinction events since the loss of the dinosaurs 65 million years...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
64°

Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Wednesday: Chance Thunderstorms, High: 83

Thursday: Thunderstorms Likely, High: 85

Current Conditions:
64°

Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Wednesday: Chance Thunderstorms, High: 83

Thursday: Thunderstorms Likely, High: 85

Zoo Events & News

May
23

Gators on the Green

Blank Park Zoo continues its mission to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education and recreation with our 4th annual Gators on the Green fundraising event!MORE ›

June
1

Zoo Brew

For those 21 & over, Blank Park Zoo comes to life after hours every Wednesday in the summer.  This popular event features a variety of live music, themes and brews while guests enjoy the animals of the Zoo. The middle of the week is now something to celebrate!MORE ›

June
10

Zoobilation

Travel around the world! Whether you enjoy the Zoo for the animals, education, conservation, or all of its aspects, this event will allow you to support your favorite features all while enjoying food, cocktails and fun entertainment. We invite you to explore the Zoo during our annual gala this June!MORE ›

July
23

Adventure Days Festival

Join us for this new twist on Adventure Days! The Zoo will be celebrating Holiday in July with activities for all ages. Catch a live show, create a masterpiece in the arts & crafts marketplace, and chat with animal keepers – plus more! MORE ›

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