Monday: Closed (Open on Columbus Day)
Saturday: Open, 10-4
Sunday: Open, 10-4
The Zoo is open on the following holidays:
Fourth of July
Please always check here and our Facebook page for up-to-date information regarding our hours of operation.
Military & Senior: $7
Children (Ages 1 - 12): $5
Children (Under Age 1): Free
* Please note: admission prices vary depending on the season.
*Please note that The Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center is an independent non-profit located inside of a city park. The City of Springfield charges a daily parking fee of $3 per in-state and $5 per out-of-state passenger car CASH ONLY. All buses and larger vehicles are charged $15 per vehicle. Please note that these prices are subject to change as The City of Springfield decides the parking admission prices.
Pre-purchased, timed tickets are recommended for ease of entry but no longer required to visit The Zoo.
Open Daily: closed to closed
Weekends: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Seniors (Age 62+): $7.00
Children (Ages 1 to 12): $5.00