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Zoo Hours

Open daily, year-round, the Zoo closes at 4 pm but guests may stay on grounds until 5 pm. Some exhibits close early. No outside alcohol allowed.

NOTICE: Maintenance and improvements are being made to the front of the Zoo. Some gates maybe closed and guests will be redirected to enter and exit.

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January: Daily 10 am to 4 pm (winter hours)
February through October: Daily 9 am to 4 pm
    February 4: 1/2 price admission day
    April 29: special ticket required for Star Wars Day
May 13, July 29, August 19, September 16: Zoo closes at 1:30 pm

    October 28 & 29: special ticket required for Boo at the Zoo
November & December: Daily 10 am to 4 pm (winter hours)
    Thanksgiving & Christmas: Zoo closed
    December 24: Free admission day & Zoo closes at 1:30 pm


Admissions

Sacramento Zoo Prices

General Admission: $14.95
Senior Admission 65+: $13.95
Children Ages 2-11: $9.95
Children Ages 0-1: Free

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Weekdays
General Admission: $19.45
Senior Admission 65+: $18.70
Children Ages 2-11: $14.45
Children Ages 0-1: Free

Weekends & Holidays
General Admission: $20.45
Senior Admission 65+: $19.70
Children Ages 2-11: $15.45
Children Ages 0-1: Free

Please note: 25 cents of each admission ticket supports Quarters for Conservation. The Sacramento Zoo’s Quarters for Conservation is a community effort to help local and global conservation projects. On every visit, each individual will receive a “quarter” token that enables them to vote for the conservation project of their choice.

Directions

The Sacramento Zoo is just south of downtown Sacramento on the corner of Sutterville Road and Land Park Drive, just off the I-5 freeway, inside of William Land Park.

Our mailing address does not take you to the front of the Zoo.
If you are using an online map, please search
“Land Park Drive & 16th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95822”

Parking is free and on-street throughout Land Park. Map of William Land Park

Attractions, Tips & Daily Events

From train rides to giraffe encounters, wildlife stage shows to the best times to visit, make the most of your Zoo Day by browsing the links below to see all that is happening on the day you plan to visit.

Attractions Daily Education Programs Zoo Tips & Facts

Sacramento Zoo Map

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