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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Art For The Wild

Art for the Wild is a fundraising event that brings together art enthusiasts and wildlife conservationists for a common goal - to save animals in the wild!

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Guess When The Rhino Baby Will Be Born

Guess the correct date and time of the baby rhino's birth and win a family four pack of tickets to Blank Park Zoo.

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Winter Days Animal Care Series

Have you ever imagined yourself working at a Zoo? Come to Blank Park Zoo this winter and learn about what it takes to care for the animals.

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Hope for the Wild

From blooms, to butterflies to bats, each speaker has a remarkable journey to help preserve the natural world.

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Winter Photo Challenge 2019

Enter Blank Park Zoo's Winter Photo Challenge for chance to win some great Zoo prizes and have your photo featured in the Gift Shop.

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#StomptheStraw

Join Blank Park Zoo and pledge to end your use of plastic straws or switch to reusable straws.

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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save money

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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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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
Exciting news. Ayana the eastern black rhinoceros is pregnant with number two. Watch this video to learn more. Based on the gestation of her previous...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
33°

Light Rain Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Sunday: Blowing Snow, High: 20

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 15

Current Conditions:
33°

Light Rain Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Sunday: Blowing Snow, High: 20

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 15

Zoo Events & News

Mar
02
See Winter Days Animal Care Series -Animal Nutrition details

Winter Days Animal Care Series -Animal Nutrition

Have you ever imagined yourself working at a Zoo? Have you ever wondered what the keepers, veterinarians, and nutritionist do to help the animals in...     MORE ›
Mar
07
See Hope For The Wild Speaker Series details

Hope For The Wild Speaker Series

Join us as we hear from three wildlife visionaries as they give us hope for the future of wildlife.     MORE ›
Mar
16
See Member Yoga details

Member Yoga

Enjoy a relaxing morning session of yoga in the Discovery Center at Blank Park Zoo. This event is for Zoo members ages 13 and up.     MORE ›
Apr
04
See Hope for the Wild Speaker Series details

Hope for the Wild Speaker Series

Join us as we hear from three wildlife visionaries as they give us hope for the future of wildlife.     MORE ›
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