Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Tiger with Keg

Zoo Brew

Come out Wednesday nights in June, July & August for live music and summer brews, all while enjoying the animals!

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Grandparent Member Breakfast

Bring your bunch to brunch!

Join us for Grandparent Member Breakfast on September 7th

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Rhino calf born at Blank Park Zoo on April 5, 2019

Learn about baby rhino Kamara

Learn all about Blank Park Zoo's baby black rhino, Kamara.

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Butterflies

Blank Park Zoo Monarch Festival

The Monarch Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer activities for the whole family.

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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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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
Two Hartmann's Mountain Zebras, named Duke and Duchess are now available to be seen on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Hartmann&...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
83°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Wednesday: Thunderstorms, High: 78

Thursday: Slight Chance Thunderstorms, High: 78

Current Conditions:
83°

Mostly Cloudy

Forecast:

Wednesday: Thunderstorms, High: 78

Thursday: Slight Chance Thunderstorms, High: 78

Zoo Events & News

Aug
21
See Zoo Brew - Wild for Wine with Balefire details

Zoo Brew - Wild for Wine with Balefire

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Balefire! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to...     MORE ›
Aug
28
See Zoo Brew - Sip 'n Save Wildlife with Standing Hampton details

Zoo Brew - Sip 'n Save Wildlife with Standing Hampton

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Standing Hampton! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts...     MORE ›
Sep
04
See Zoo Brew - Tallboys & Tortoises with Not Quite Brothers details

Zoo Brew - Tallboys & Tortoises with Not Quite Brothers

Back by popular demand, we will be holding an additional Zoo Brew on Wednesday, September 4. Make sure to come out for Tallboys & Tortoises...     MORE ›
Sep
07
See Grandparent Member Breakfast details

Grandparent Member Breakfast

Calling all grandparents! Bring your grandchildren and enjoy a breakfast and special activities at the Zoo. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Click here to...     MORE ›
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