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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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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Purchase Tickets Online

Purchase your admission tickets online and save money

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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
By Jennifer Penas Blank Park Zoo is home to a troop of 10 Japanese macaques – three males and seven females, ranging in age from two to 28 year...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
39°

Light Rain Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 46

Tuesday: Partly Sunny, High: 54

Current Conditions:
39°

Light Rain Fog/Mist

Forecast:

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 46

Tuesday: Partly Sunny, High: 54

Zoo Events & News

Nov
30
See Caroling with the Animals details

Caroling with the Animals

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Come to the Zoo to get in the holiday mindset. Explore the Zoo with music, watch the...     MORE ›
Dec
06
See Holiday Zoo Brew details

Holiday Zoo Brew

NEW for the 2019 season! Holiday Zoo Brew is sure to get the 21+ crowd in the Holiday spirit with lights, seasonal drinks and a...     MORE ›
Dec
07
See Pizza and Pj’s with Santa Member Event details

Pizza and Pj’s with Santa Member Event

Come celebrate the season in your pj's at the zoo! Enjoy pizza, cookies, crafts, a book reading, and have your picture taken with Santa.     MORE ›
Dec
07
See Scuba Santa details

Scuba Santa

Chimney's aren't the only thing Santa will be diving into this winter! Santa is scuba diving in Blank Park Zoo's 15,000 gallon tank on Saturday,...     MORE ›
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