Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Read at the Zoo

The Zoo is celebrating reading and you're invited!

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Hope for the wild speaker series
Hope For the Wild Speaker Series

From the climate, to California Condors, to conservation canines, the 2020 Hope for the Wild Speaker Series truly has something to offer for every interest.

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breakfast with a zookeeper
Member Breakfast With A Zookeeper

Memebers, come to the Zoo and enjoy a buffet-style breakfast and learn about the animals directly from their keepers.

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Trivia Nights
Trivia Nights

Turn your cell phone off and your thinking cap on and enjoy some friendly competition at one of Blank Park Zoo’s Trivia Nights!

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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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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save money

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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 26 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program.

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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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What it Takes

The mission of Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research, and recreation. What does that mean? WHAT DOES IT TAKE to run your Zoo?

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Member Events

Having a Blank Park Zoo Membership allows for fun filled year of member events.

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Saving Animals

Saving Animals

AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction focuses the collective expertise within accredited zoos and aquariums to save species. More ›

Membership

Membership

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

Zoo Blog

Zoo Blog
The Volunteer Team (Chris and Erica – Hello!) work with all ages of volunteers at the Blank Park Zoo. Our teen volunteer program, Zoo Crew is a...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:

31°

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Forecast:

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 40

Friday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 40

Current Conditions:

31°

Overcast

Forecast:

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 40

Friday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 40

Zoo Events & News

Mar
01
See Read at the Zoo details

Read at the Zoo

The Zoo is celebrating reading and you're invited! Come listen to stories from local authors, read your way through a sign scavenger hunt, or just...     MORE ›
Mar
05
See Conservation Speaker Series - Chris Parish details

Conservation Speaker Series - Chris Parish

From the climate, to California Condors, to conservation canines, the 2020 Hope for the Wild Speaker Series truly has something to offer for every interest.     MORE ›
Mar
14
See Member Breakfast with a Zookeeper details

Member Breakfast with a Zookeeper

Breakfast with a Zookeeper is a PAID member's only event. The event will be held in the discovery center rooms and will include a buffet-style...     MORE ›
Mar
22
See Trivia Nights - Patterns of Animals at Blank Park Zoo details

Trivia Nights - Patterns of Animals at Blank Park Zoo

Turn your cell phone off and your thinking cap on and enjoy some friendly competition at one of Blank Park Zoo’s Trivia Nights!     MORE ›
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