Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Closed Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day & New Year's Day

Click here to find out which exhibits/experiences are open in the Fall/Winter.

Santa At The Zoo

Come see Santa Claus and a couple of his reindeer on December 10 and 17.

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Help Name the Baby Rhino

Donate at least $50 to Blank Park Zoo and suggest a name for the baby rhino calf.

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Baby Rhino on Exhibit

The baby rhino calf will be available for public viewing during regular Zoo hours, 10 am - 4 pm

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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save money

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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
A rhino calf was born on October 11, 2016 to Ayana the eastern black rhino that came to Blank Park Zoo in 2012. Kiano the rhino is the father. There a...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
23°

Overcast

Forecast:

Sunday: Chance Snow, High: 34

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 29

Current Conditions:
23°

Overcast

Forecast:

Sunday: Chance Snow, High: 34

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 29

Zoo Events & News

Dec
9

Member Night - PJs & Pizza with Santa

Enjoy a fun-filled Christmas themed night!  MORE ›

Dec
10

Santa at the Zoo

Bring the entire family to enjoy a day of holiday fun! Meet Santa himself and enjoy all the wonders of the Zoo! MORE ›

Dec
17

Santa at the Zoo

Santa comes back for one more weekend! Bring the entire family to enjoy a day of holiday fun! Meet Santa himself and enjoy all the wonders of the Zoo! MORE ›

Feb
23

Art for the Wild

Art for the Wild is a fundraising art show and auction that will bring together art enthusiasts and wildlife conservationists for a common goal – to save animals!  MORE ›

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