Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Night Eyes Volunteers
Volunteer at Night Eyes

Volunteer at Night Eyes, Iowa’s Merry not Scary Halloween event!

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Two Rydables with giraffe on boardwalk
Rydables

Introducing a new way to enjoy Blank Park Zoo - Rydables

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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 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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AZA SAFE

AZA SAFE

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
Tiger cubs…it’s complicated. Luka and Misha have been determined to be a good match for breeding by the AZA Species Survival Plan but it&...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:

70°

Fair

Forecast:

Friday: Partly Cloudy, High: 84

Saturday: Clear, High: 90

Current Conditions:

70°

Fair

Forecast:

Friday: Partly Cloudy, High: 84

Saturday: Clear, High: 90

Zoo Events & News

Sep
17
See Adult Overnight Adventures - September details

Adult Overnight Adventures - September

Adult Overnight Adventures are overnight programs where participants spend the night at the Zoo to experience exhibits after hours. Program includes ambassador animal programs, a...     MORE ›
Sep
19
See Member Grandparent Breakfast details

Member Grandparent Breakfast

Calling all grandparents! Bring your grandchildren and enjoy a breakfast and special activities at the Zoo. Breakfast will be an hour and a half long....     MORE ›
Sep
24
See Family Overnight Adventures - September details

Family Overnight Adventures - September

Family Overnight Adventures are overnight programs where families spend the night at the Zoo to experience exhibits after hours. Program includes an Ambassador Animal program,...     MORE ›
Oct
11
See Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - October details

Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - October

Join Ruby the Reading Red Panda each month for a special storytime.     MORE ›
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