THIS IS HOW WE ZOO

Reserve your timed entry and learn what to expect

PLAN YOUR VISIT


BRING YOUR MASK TO ENJOY THE FULL ZOO EXPERIENCE


INDOORS: Masks are required for all (ages 5+) in indoor spaces including restrooms, restaurants, shops and indoor exhibits.
OUTDOORS: Masks are encouraged for all (ages 5+) in outdoor spaces.

Please bring your mask so you can be sure to visit all areas of the zoo currently open to guests.


ENTER AT THE WEST ENTRANCE ONLY

5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103

Timed-ticket entry required. Advanced purchase highly recommended.
For information about disability accommodations and other safety protocols, see the Guest FAQ.

ZOO HOURS

OPEN DAILY

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CARING FOR ALL

 

You can count on enhanced health and safety measures at your zoo in accordance with recom-mendations from the CDC and Washington state reopening guidance.

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

  • Timed ticket entry to manage capacity
  • Masks required for all (ages 5+) in indoor spaces including restrooms, restaurants, shops and indoor exhibits
  • Masks encouraged for all (ages 5+) in outdoor spaces
  • Entry currently through West Entrance only
  • South Entrance reopens July 1, 2021
  • All main exits open
  • Hand sanitization stations widely available
  • Sanitization and cleaning protocols following CDC recommendations
  • Outdoor dining and grab-and-go options available
  • Cashless food service payments
  • Reduced capacity in ZooStore and dining facilities until July 1, 2021
  • Some indoor buildings closed and programs temporarily unavailable
  • No-touch parking payment options available
  • Acrylic 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

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