The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center is officially open for our 125th Anniversay Season! The Zoo will be open 10am - 4pm, weather permitting, seven days a week!
Beginning Monday, April 29, the City of Springfield is closing the Sumner Avenue entrance to Forest Park to repair a collapsed culvert at Swan Pond. To reach The Zoo, guests will need to use a new entrance that has been created on Trafton Road (near the Cyr Arena) or the entrance on Route 5 (alongside the Picknelly Baseball Fields on the Longmeadow side). The city expects the project to continue through the summer, with a Nov. 1 completion date.
Sponsor your favorite animal exhibit at The Zoo before it's too late. Choose from over 30 exhibits to sponsor in your organization name and/or family name by clicking HERE. Sponsorhips are expected to sell quickly so secure yours today!
How does a reptile shed its skin? What do porcupines use all those quils for? Why are parrots so good at singing? Learn the answers to these questions and more when you book a Zoo on the Go education program with The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center! Please reach out to the Education Department here for more information.
Book your group visit today and take advantage of our special rates! Please reach out to the Eduation Department here for more information.
Open Daily: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Weekends: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Seniors (Age 62+): $7.00
Children (Ages 1 to 12): $5.00
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