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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Kamara the rhino calf is available for viewing daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Click here to view the rhino calf webcam.

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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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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#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
Ayana, the eastern black rhino at Blank Park Zoo, gave birth on April 5, 2019 to a 112 pound female calf. Ayana’s water broke at 2:45 p.m.,...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
65°

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Forecast:

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 79

Tuesday: Thunderstorms Likely, High: 77

Current Conditions:
65°

Overcast

Forecast:

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 79

Tuesday: Thunderstorms Likely, High: 77

Zoo Events & News

Jun
19
See Zoo Brew - Lemurs & Lagers with The Snacks details

Zoo Brew - Lemurs & Lagers with The Snacks

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band The Snacks! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts...     MORE ›
Jun
26
See Zoo Brew - Strut Your Stripes with Abby Normal details

Zoo Brew - Strut Your Stripes with Abby Normal

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Abby Normal! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts...     MORE ›
Jun
28
See Family Fun Night details

Family Fun Night

The Zoo is staying open late! Bring the whole family out to Blank Park Zoo Friday night for fun summer activities, while enjoying the animals...     MORE ›
Jul
03
See Zoo Brew - IPA in the USA with Decoy details

Zoo Brew - IPA in the USA with Decoy

Join us this week at Zoo Brew with the band Decoy! When you attend Zoo Brew, you are supporting Zoo programs and conservation efforts to...     MORE ›
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