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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The Lion Cubs Turn One

Come to Blank Park Zoo to help us celebrate our lion cubs first birthday!

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Giving Tuesday: Lion Habitat Expansion

The growing lion cubs need more room at Blank Park Zoo. Give today!

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PJs & Pizza with Santa Member Event

HO! HO! HO! Come have a jolly good time with Santa at a Pizza and PJ's Christmas party!

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Santa at the Zoo

A holiday tradition you do not want to miss on December 8 & 15! Guests are encouraged to bring their entire family to Blank Park Zoo for a day of holiday cheer.

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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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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
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Weather @ The Zoo

Current Conditions:
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A Few Clouds

Forecast:

Thursday: Mostly Sunny, High: 48

Friday: Chance Snow, High: 46

Current Conditions:
33°

A Few Clouds

Forecast:

Thursday: Mostly Sunny, High: 48

Friday: Chance Snow, High: 46

Zoo Events & News

Nov
17
See Lion Cubs First Birthday details

Lion Cubs First Birthday

Come to Blank Park Zoo to help us celebrate our lion cubs first birthday!     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
08
See Santa at the Zoo details

Santa at the Zoo

Come see Santa. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and see all the winter animals of Blank Park Zoo.     MORE ›
Dec
15
See Santa at the Zoo details

Santa at the Zoo

Come see Santa. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and see all the winter animals of Blank Park Zoo.     MORE ›
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