Maps, rentals, dining and shopping information



Maps & Guides


Language Maps

Spanish Grounds Map (PDF)
Chinese Grounds Map (PDF)
Vietnamese Grounds Map (PDF)
Italian Grounds Map (PDF)
Somali Grounds Map (PDF)

Sensory Maps and Guides

Zoo Social Story (PDF)
Accessibility Guide (PDF)
Sensory Grounds Map (PDF)
Sensory Guide for Zoomazium Visitors (PDF storybook)

Take a self-guided tour through the zoo's collection of amazing sculptures and artwork





Mobility Equipment Rentals

Mobility equipment including wheelchairs and ECV scooters will be available to rent at the Guest Services locations inside the West Entrance and near the ZooStore at the South Entrance. These items will be thoroughly cleaned between rentals for your safety.

Double stroller
Wheelchair (non-electric)*
Electric mobility scooter or ECV**

*Recipients of EBT/Washington Quest, WIC assistance, and foster and kinship families can receive a 50% discount on wheelchair rentals. Must present verification such as EBT/Washington Quest card, WIC voucher/card or appointment folder, DCYF caregiver authorization form, or foster caregiver ID card or license certificate. Discount valid only on manual / push wheelchairs and not on electric convenience vehicles.

**Conditions: Must leave $200 refundable deposit and valid driver’s license; 18 years and older, or 16 years with parent/guardian permission; 400-pound weight limit.


Dine & Shop


Food & Drink

Food service and grab-and-go options are available throughout the zoo during regular zoo hours. All of our dining options at the zoo are cashless for the safety of our guests and staff. The following payment options will still be accepted: credit, debit, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

To serve guests that prefer to use cash, we have a Cash to Card Kiosk inside 1899 Grove. With this system guests can enter up to $1,000 USD cash to receive a prepaid debit card to pay for their snacks or meals or to use off zoo grounds anywhere Mastercard/Visa debit is accepted. This service is free to use.

Mobile Ordering Now Available

All food and beverage locations offer mobile ordering. Signs with QR codes are stationed at the entrance gate and food locations to scan using your phone which will direct you to the mobile ordering system. Non-mobile orders are still accepted at food and beverage locations.


1899 Grove

Open Daily
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grab-and-go and outdoor seating available. Indoor dining and seating is available at the 1899 Grove. Located on the main loop path across from Zoomazium, formerly known as Rain Forest Food Pavilion.


Gather + Graze Café

Open Saturday & Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grab-and-go and outdoor seating available. Located across from the Wildlife Theater.


Carts & Outposts

Open Monday – Friday
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Open Saturday & Sunday
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wild Cup coffee cart near the Education Center and across from the African Savanna.




Open daily during regular zoo hours

Find the perfect plush, mug, t-shirt or book to remember your trip, or a gift for that animal lover in your life. Buy a reusable water bottle to tap into Seattle’s finest water at our refill stations. Don’t miss Conservation Commerce hand-crafted items that create sustainable, eco-friendly income alternatives for global communities.

Closed Christmas Day. For questions, please contact 206.548.1535.

Shop the ZooStore





Mother's Room

We offer a Mother's Room located at the Historic Carousel. Inside, mothers will find everything they need to care for their little ones, including books for anyone else that might need a distraction.

Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

Association of Zoos & Aquariums
Seattle Parks & Recreation
Humane Certification

5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103   |  206.548.2500  |   zooinfo@zoo.org