Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Mon - Fri, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Night Eyes Thurs & Fri 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Night Eyes Sat & Sun 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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Night Eyes 2019

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Volunteer for Night Eyes

Volunteer for Night Eyes

Volunteer for Night Eyes, Blank Park Zoo's annual merry not scary, Halloween event.

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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
Meru gave birth to a 32 pound seal pup on August 20. It's a girl! She is spending quality time with mom right now. She will soon m...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
49°

Overcast and Breezy

Forecast:

Tuesday: Breezy, High: 53

Wednesday: Slight Chance Rain, High: 59

Current Conditions:
49°

Overcast and Breezy

Forecast:

Tuesday: Breezy, High: 53

Wednesday: Slight Chance Rain, High: 59

Zoo Events & News

Oct
24
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Night Eyes

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy...     MORE ›
Oct
25
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Night Eyes

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy...     MORE ›
Oct
26
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Night Eyes

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy...     MORE ›
Oct
27
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Night Eyes

Lights, Costumes, Treats! Night Eyes welcomes you to the sweetest Halloween tradition in Central Iowa! This “merry not scary” Halloween event invites guests to enjoy...     MORE ›
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