Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

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Blank Park Zoo will be closed through April 30.
Blank Park Zoo statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Scoop the 'Lighted' Zoo Loop

Inspired by teacher parades and ‘scooping the loop,’ Blank Park Zoo has set up lighted displays around the parking lot. We invite you to drive through to view the lights.

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Zoo Activities While At Home

Links to fun activities to do at home - both online and offline.

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Aquarium Web Cam
Aquarium Web Cam

Need a break from the news? Enjoy watch the view from the top of the 15,000 gallon salt water reef aquarium.

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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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AZA SAFE

AZA SAFE

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
Blank Park Zoo is home to two female White-Cheeked Turacos (Tauraco leucotis) who are about 2 and 7 years old. These ladies can be found in the Discov...

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Zoo Events & News

Apr
02
See Scoop the 'Lighted' Zoo Loop details

Scoop the 'Lighted' Zoo Loop

Inspired by teacher parades and ‘scooping the loop,’ Blank Park Zoo has set up lighted displays around the parking lot. We invite you to drive...     MORE ›
Apr
11
See Eggstravaganza details

Eggstravaganza

“Eggspect” to have a great time at Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 11 at Blank Park Zoo!     MORE ›
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