Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$16 adults, $10 children
 

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Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$16 adults, $10 children
 

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We will be open on July 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tiger with Keg
Join us for our next Zoo Brew July 6

Zoo Brew is back! On Select Wednesdays in the summer, the Zoo comes to life after hours for those 21 and over. 

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Sea Lion on rock
Hope For The Wild - Seals & Sea Lions

Join us for a virtual program that will tell the conservation story of seals and sea lions.

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Summer Safari

Explore the world of animals and nature during week long, fun-packed day camps.

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Sea Lion Jumping
Daily Activities

Check out the experiences available now through Labor Day.

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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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Discover. Connect. Take Action

Discover conservation and the natural world with fun, at-home activities.

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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
Tumani the five year old juvenile Eastern black rhino recently fractured and, ultimately, lost her front horn. The cause of the fracture could not be...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:

The current weather conditions are unavailable.

Forecast:

Friday: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms, High: 84

Saturday: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms, High: 81

Current Conditions:

The current weather conditions are unavailable.

Forecast:

Friday: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms, High: 84

Saturday: Chance Showers And Thunderstorms, High: 81

Zoo Events & News

Jul
06
See Zoo Brew with The Dirty Rotten Scoundrels details

Zoo Brew with The Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The camels aren’t the only ones celebrating hump day at Blank Park Zoo! On select Wednesdays in the summer, the Zoo comes to life after...     MORE ›
Jul
11
See Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - July details

Storytime with Ruby the Reading Red Panda - July

Join Ruby the Reading Red Panda each month for a special storytime.     MORE ›
Jul
18
See July Member Late Night details

July Member Late Night

Enjoy a late night at the zoo, just for members!     MORE ›
Jul
20
See Conservation Awareness Days - Iowa's Native Wildlife details

Conservation Awareness Days - Iowa's Native Wildlife

Discover, Connect and Take Action for conservation at Blank Park Zoo. Activity stations are available from 10-2. All activities are included with admissions or with...     MORE ›
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