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..
Please note: due to enhance protocols due to Avian influenza being present in Iowa, most birds will not be viewable. Thank you for your patience as we protect birds from Avian influenza.
Portions of the Zoo's pathways are currently being re-done and small sections may be closed off as they are replaced.
Aldabra Tortoises (indoor viewing available)
Australia Viewing Deck (Walkthrough closed for the season)
Discovery Center - open with enhanced protocol: one-way path, visitors will be required to step-through a foot bath, closed toed shoes recommended
Giraffe (indoor viewing available)
Penguins (indoor viewing available)
Rhinos (indoor viewing available)
GoGo Plaza - Open Weekends
Face Painting / Glitter Tattoos
Grey Crowned Cranes
Japanese Macaques - Off exhibit for construction
Kids' Kingdom - Closed for maintainence
Red River Hogs
Hy-Vee's Safari Grill