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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2016 Zoo Brew

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

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Volunteer for Night Eyes

Interested in volunteering for Night Eyes? Check out how you can help during our merry, not scary, event!

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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 350 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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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
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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
73°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny, High: 81

Thursday: Mostly Sunny, High: 78

Current Conditions:
73°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny, High: 81

Thursday: Mostly Sunny, High: 78

Zoo Events & News

Aug
31

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 ›

Sept
10

Primate Appreciation Day

Curious George is going to be at the zoo all summer long! Join us as the summer comes to a close to celebrate George and all his primate relatives like the lemurs, squirrel monkeys and gibbons! We’ll have crafts, games and stories to celebrate all things primate...MORE ›

Sept
18

Monarch Festival

Join Plant.Grow.Fly. and our partners as we highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly. We will have a fun-filled day of monarch-themed crafts and activities and even a Bug Parade, where kids can dress up as their favorite insect!MORE ›

Nov
5

Red Panda Day

Blank Park Zoo is open all year long! Join us this November to celebrate one of our favorite cold weather animals, the red panda! MORE ›

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