Maps, rentals, dining and shopping information




Maps & Guides

We have made a revised map to help you find hand sanitizing stations, and identify other important changes for health and safety.

Language Maps

Spanish Grounds Map (PDF)
Chinese 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)





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.

  • Wagon $11.00
  • Single stroller $8.00
  • Double stroller $10.00
  • Wheelchair (non-electric)  $10.00*
  • Electric mobility scooter or ECV  $25.00**

*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.

**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 will 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.

Mobile Ordering Now Available

All food & beverage locations will now offer mobile ordering. Signs with QR codes will be 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 permitted at food and beverage locations.



Indoor Dining Vaccine Verification Required (ages 12+)*

Starting October 25, 2021

Vaccine verification is required for all indoor dining guests ages 12+ in accordance with the King County mandate. All indoor diners in a party (ages 12+) must present proof of full vaccination* upon entry.

Accepted forms of verification are:

  • CDC COVID-19 vaccination record card or photo of card
  • Printed certificate or QR code from MyIRMobile.com
  • Other official immunization record from within or outside the United States, including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.

Alternatively, if you are age 12+ and unvaccinated or cannot prove full vaccination status, you will be required to show proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to your visit.

No vaccination or testing requirements apply to guests under the age of 12, or to guests of any age ordering food to-go or dining outdoors.

*Fully vaccinated is defined as receiving final vaccination dose at least two weeks prior to your entry.


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 Cafe

Open Saturday and Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

Carts & Outposts

Open Daily
11:00 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

The West ZooStore, near penguins, is open during regular zoo hours. The South ZooStore, near the African Savanna, is closed at this time.

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.

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Temporarily Closed

For the health and safety of our guests, including nursing mothers and children, most indoor and high-touch spaces, such as the mothers/nursing rooms, are closed at this time. Mothers are welcome to nurse anywhere they feel comfortable.

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.

Humane Certification
Seattle Parks & Recreation
Association of Zoos & Aquariums

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