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Today - September 30
Open 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

October 1 - April 30
Open 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The zoo is open daily except Christmas Day, December 25.

Today’s Prices     

Adult (13-64)  $20.95

Child (3-12)    $12.95

Senior (65+)    $18.95

Toddler (0-2)  FREE

Disabled discount*: $2 off regular admission
*only available at zoo gates, not online


Visiting From Out of Town?

Save with Seattle CityPASS

Save 42% or more at Seattle’s 5 best attractions: Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour, Pacific Science Center OR Chihuly Garden & Glass, and Woodland Park Zoo. Valid 9-days.



Adult $89

Child (5-12) $69

Get your CityPASS now or purchase at zoo gates.

Seattle CityPASS (Español)
Con los tickets Seattle CityPASS ahorrarás un 42 % o más en la entrada al Woodland Park Zoo y a otras 4 atracciones principales de Seattle. Para obtener información y para compra boletos traducidos al Español, visite el sitio web traducido,





Special Viewing Times

Snow leopard cub Aibek, and mom Helen, will be visible in their exhibit on even-numbered days of the month.

Visit baby gorilla Yola and family 12:30 p.m. - closing time.

Exhibit Closures

The Snow leopard exhibit will be closed for painting May 14 -15, 2018.

Molbak's Butterfly Garden opening May 25, 2018. Microsoft Pollinator Patio remains open year round.

Beginning on Monday, March 26, the thatch roofs in the African Village will begin being replaced. This means the village will be closed for an estimated 4 weeks. Access to the schoolhouse overlook will still be available for guests.

The Northern Trail boardwalk will be closed for repairs through May 2018. Access to mountain goats, Steller sea eagles and elk will not be available during the repairs.

The Day Exhibit is closed until further notice.

Zoo Closures

Fri., July 13: The zoo closes early at 3:00 p.m. for a private fundraiser

Fri., July 20: The zoo closes early at 2:00 p.m. for a private event




West Entrance

5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103
Cross streets:
Phinney Ave. N. between N. 55th and N. 56th St.

South Entrance

750 N. 50th Street, Seattle, WA 98103
Cross streets:
N. 50th St. and Fremont Ave. N.




From North or South bound I-5, take Exit 169/NE 50th St, go west 1.3 miles to arrive at the South Entrance.



Take North or South bound Metro Bus #5 to Phinney Ave. N. and N. 55th St. to arrive at the West Entrance.

Save $2 off zoo admission when you present your valid Metro bus transfer or ORCA card as proof of ridership at any zoo entrance



Ride your bike to the zoo and save $2 off regular zoo admission!

Present your bike helmet, optionally with a Bike Benefits sticker, as proof of ridership at the entrance locations to redeem your discount.



ADA accessible parking stalls are available in all zoo lots. Parking fees do not apply for any vehicle displaying a valid disabled parking placard, in any WPZ parking space.

$6.00 (+ local & state taxes) per day for cars
$4.00 (+ local & state taxes) per day for motorcycles
$18.00 (+ local & state taxes) for buses, RVs and other oversize vehicles
FREE covered, secure bicycle parking at West Entrance

Electric car charging stations available through ReachNow:
There are four Eluminocity chargers in the Otter Lot by the West Entrance, and two Eluminocity chargers in the Hippo Lot by the South Entrance.

Pay-for-parking kiosks are located at each lot.
No overnight parking is permitted in the zoo lots.
RV and bus parking is available at the South Entrance Hippo Lot, N. 50th St. & Fremont Ave. N.

Additional parking is located in Lower Woodland Park at N. 50th and Aurora Ave. N. about .1 mile from the South Entrance.



For questions about daily admission and online purchasing, please refer to our FAQ.