Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$20 adults, $15 children
 

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$20 adults, $15 children
 

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Open and Closed Exhibits

Weather, minor maintenance or animal health issues may cause a change from day to day, so if you are coming to see a specific animal, please call 515-974-2501 in advance to verify.

Exhibits Generally Open Everyday:

Aldabra Tortoises - Indoor Viewing
Amur Tiger
Australia Viewing Deck 

Blue Cranes
Cassowary - Warmer days only
Cinereous Vulture
Discovery Center
Duiker - Viewable when real feel exceeds 40 degrees
Flamingos

Gibbons - May have indoor access, as animals may choose to not be viewable
Giraffe - Indoor Viewing
Japanese Macaques
Kids Kingdom - Open daily when real feel exceeds 40 degrees
Lemurs - May have indoor access, as animals may choose to not be viewable
Lions
Nyala - Outdoor viewing when the real feel exceeds 32 degrees
Okapi - Outdoor viewing when the real feel exceeds 45 degrees
Otter
Penguins
Red River Hogs
- Outdoor viewing when the real feel exceeds 25 degrees
Rhinos - Outdoor viewing when the real feel exceeds 35 degrees
Seals/Sea Lions
Snow Leopard
Wallabies - Walk-through closed on colder days
Zebra - Outdoor viewing when the real feel exceeds 15 degrees
Gift Shop

Closed Exhibits and Attractions:

Addax
African Aviary

Australian Aviary
Carousel -
Opens May 25, 2024 for the season
Critter Corner
Grey Crowned Cranes
Koi Feeding 
Kori Bustards
Giraffe Feeding - Opens May 25, 2024 for the season
Hy-Vee's Safari Grill 
Face Painting / Glitter Tattoos (may have alternate hours than zoo hours)
GoGo Plaza -
Opens May 25, 2024 for the season
Train Ride - Opens May 25, 2024 for the season
Parakeet Feeding - Opens May 25, 2024 for the season

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