Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

The Sacramento Zoo is open!

Advance tickets recommended.  

Zoo Hours
Entry: 9 am to 4 pm
Grounds open until 5 pm

Dinosaur Safari is here! Please be aware dinosaurs on grounds move and make noise.

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Rules and Guidelines for Visiting 

  • Face coverings are recommended outdoors and required indoors.
  • Please do not visit if you feel ill. Call 916-808-5888 for assistance with rescheduling your tickets.
  • Please maintain a six-foot distance between your group and others when visiting.
  • Please call the Member & Visitor Services Office at 916-808-5888 to purchase discounted tickets for individuals with disabilities.
  • The following week’s dates for advance tickets (Monday through Sunday) will be posted on Wednesdays.
  • Members are not required to reserve advance tickets online. If you would like to, refer to Member News & Resources for instructions.


Sacramento Zoo Ticket Prices

General admission: $19
Senior admission (65+): $18
Children ages (2-11): $14
Children ages (0-1): Free

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Become a member today to enjoy free general admission for a whole year! Members are not required to make reservations in advance of their visit.

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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

Giraffe Encounters, the Zoo Train, Conservation Carousel and Kilimanjaro Climb are back! Read more here.

Attractions Behind-the-Scenes Tours Zoo Tips & Facts

Sacramento Zoo Map

Paper maps will not be distributed at this time – Please feel free to “snap a map” when you arrive at the zoo or download our online map.

Plan your visit with an Illustrated map of the Sacramento Zoo