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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Blank Park Zoo will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day and will close at 3:00 PM on December 19
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Santa at the Zoo

A holiday tradition you do not want to miss on December 8 & 15! Guests are encouraged to bring their entire family to Blank Park Zoo for a day of holiday cheer.

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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
  Blank Park Zoo is open all year long and some of the animals that call the Zoo home love the snow. Animals like our Amur tigers, bactrian camel...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
19°

Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Tuesday: Partly Sunny, High: 41

Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 36

Current Conditions:
19°

Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Tuesday: Partly Sunny, High: 41

Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 36

Zoo Events & News

Dec
15
See Santa at the Zoo details

Santa at the Zoo

Come see Santa. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and see all the winter animals of Blank Park Zoo.     MORE ›
Feb
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 ›
Feb
21
See Art for the Wild details

Art for the Wild

Art for the Wild is a fundraising art show and auction that will bring together art enthusiasts and wildlife conservationists for a common goal –...     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 ›
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