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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Hope for the Wild

From blooms, to butterflies to bats, each speaker has a remarkable journey to help preserve the natural world.

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Winter Photo Challenge 2019 Winners

The winners have been chosen.

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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
Exciting news. Ayana the eastern black rhinoceros is pregnant with number two. Watch this video to learn more. Based on the gestation of her previous...

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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
44°

Overcast

Forecast:

Sunday: Rain Likely, High: 52

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 46

Current Conditions:
44°

Overcast

Forecast:

Sunday: Rain Likely, High: 52

Monday: Mostly Cloudy, High: 46

Zoo Events & News

Apr
04
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 ›
Apr
13
See Member Yoga details

Member Yoga

Enjoy a relaxing morning session of yoga in the Discovery Center at Blank Park Zoo. This event is for Zoo members ages 13 and up.     MORE ›
Apr
16
See Spring Member Night details

Spring Member Night

Visit the Zoo after hours at our first member night of the season. Indoor exhibits will be open and there will be spring-themed crafts and...     MORE ›
Apr
19
See Member Event - Story Time With The Easter Bunny details

Member Event - Story Time With The Easter Bunny

Visit the Zoo for a spring themed story read by special guests and meet the Easter Bunny.     MORE ›
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