THIS IS HOW WE ZOO

Reserve your timed entry and learn what to expect

PLAN YOUR VISIT

 

ENTER AT THE WEST ENTRANCE ONLY


5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103

Timed-ticket entry required. Advanced purchase highly recommended.

Face coverings REQUIRED for entry (ages 5+) and for duration of your visit.
For information about disability accommodations and other safety protocols, see the Guest FAQ.

Open Daily (except Wednesdays)

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

CARING FOR ALL

 

 

We’re looking out for everyone’s health and safety, people and animals alike!


Here are some changes to keep in mind when planning your next visit:

  • Timed ticket entry for social distancing
  • Facial coverings required for all guests (ages 5+) and staff
  • Entry only through West Entrance. South Entrance closed for entry.
  • All main exits open
  • Hand sanitization stations widely available
  • Increased sanitization and cleaning
  • One-way path to outdoor exhibits
  • Indoor buildings closed and programs temporarily unavailable
  • No-touch parking payments
  • Plexi or glass dividers at transaction points
  • Complying with all Washington state and King County health guidelines

Get more details about what to expect before you arrive and when you are here.


Plan your visit

Zoo Highlights

 

Your support is a
FORCE FOR NATURE

500% population increase of endangered Washington turtles, back from brink of extinction

2.2 million acres of habitat protected with global conservation partners

909,000 pounds of waste kept out of landfills annually through composting

Let’s do more together

 

“Being an amphibian monitor was an amazing opportunity for me to go out into nature to collect the very data that will be used to protect the ecosystems I want to see conserved!”

Sophie Yasuda, ZooCorps teen volunteer and amphibian Monitoring Citizen Science participant

WPZ Blog

 

ALERT: We will be closing at 2:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 26, 2020.