Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Family Overnight Adventures


Overnight Adventures LogoDates: See dates listed below
Time: 7 pm-9 am, unless otherwise noted
Cost: Cost: $150 for the campsite (includes 4), $25 each additional person (up to 8)
Maximum group size: 8 people

Bring your family for a WILD overnight adventure at Blank Park Zoo! Overnight Adventures include animal programs, guided tours, evening snacks and more.

Registration and pre-payment required. For non-members, overnight does include Zoo admission for the following day.


Family Overnight Adventures

Family Overnight Adventures are overnight programs where families spend the night at the Zoo to experience exhibits after hours. Program includes an Ambassador Animal program, guided tours, campfire songs and snacks, breakfast and morning hike. Indoor spaces will be provided if inclement weather occurs.

Family Overnight Dates:

  • June 25-26
  • July 30-31
  • September 24-25

Click here to register.

*Family Overnight Adventures are not open to scout groups, youth groups, or other groups in general. Groups are encouraged to check out our Group Overnight Adventures.


COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions

Out of an abundance of caution, to keep our guests, animals and staff healthy, we are implementing several precautions and restrictions for our education programs. Please note, these precautions are constantly changing. When you register for a program with Blank Park Zoo, you agree to follow our precautions and restrictions as they continue to change.

Click here to read Blank Park Zoo’s COVID-19 Precautions and Restrictions for Education Programming


Overnight Adventure Rules

In order to provide a safe and positive experience for everyone, we thank you for following our Overnight Adventure Rules.

  • No outside food or beverages are allowed. We encourage everyone to bring a reusable water bottle or purchase one from the Zoo!
  • Dinner will not be provided. An evening snack and continental breakfast are included with every camp out.
  • Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe – we ask that you be respectful to our animals and your fellow campers by keeping noise at a respectful level, be responsible by keeping your belongings organized and contained to your campsite and keep litter picked up, and be safe by following directions from Zoo staff and volunteers during activities and staying at your campsite during the night.
  • Tents are not allowed to be staked down. Weights can be provided upon request.
  • Electricity may not be available at every campsite.
  • Bathrooms are available for changing and nightly/morning routines. Please note, no showers are available.

Please note, tents will be set on concrete or hardwood flooring and will be outdoors. We encourage cushions or air mattresses and warm clothes and blankets.


Registration & Cancellations

All sales are final. No refunds will be offered unless camp outs are cancelled by the Zoo.

For more information, help registering please call the Education Office at 515-974-2550 or email education@blankparkzoo.org.

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