Plan a visit to the Toledo Zoo on your next vacation!
The Toledo Zoo's animal collection consists of more than 8,500 mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and invertebrates, representing 750+ exotic species from all over the world. From polar bears to penguins, from king cobras to corals, if you have a favorite animal, chances are you will find it here. We are consistently recognized as one the nation's top-ranked zoos, and we're the #1 destination in northwest Ohio!
Have you Heard? WE’RE NUMBER ONE!
The Toledo Zoo was voted BEST Zoo in the United States in USA TODAY’S 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
See for yourself!
Watch the video below to see for yourself why the Toledo Zoo is one of the best!
We Can Accommodate You In Style!
Whether your group consists of your family, a scout troop, students on a field trip, or a motor coach tour group, we can make your visit a great experience for all. Click on any of the links below to open new pop-up windows with information.
Pre-order your lunch and we’ll have it ready when you arrive!
Picnic on Safari— your lunchtime adventure!
With your reservation you can enjoy a full service dining experience with exclusive seating at our Africa! overlook featuring a great selection of hot and cold meal options. Includes an option to feed ostriches with Zoo staff before you dine.
*Picnic on Safari requires a reservation at least three days in advance. Get more info or place your order online today!
Safari Sandwiches— no lines, no waiting!
You can order your lunch and it will be waiting for you at a location and time that you specify. Multiple meal options and same-day service available. Get more info or place your order online today!
Need a comfortable place to stay?
Looking for a hotel or RV park near the Zoo offering Zoo admission tickets and other ammenities? Check in with our Hotel and Resort Partners to find a location that works best for you!
Motor Coach Tours Love Us!
Click here to learn about the great options we offer to motor coach tours. Make your next stop The Toledo Zoo!
Field Trips at The Toledo Zoo
Local schools and students benefit from their access to the Toledo Zoo—and you should too! Learn more about field trips.
Fun Things To Do at The Toledo Zoo
There are always plenty of fun things to do at the Toledo Zoo! Check out what we have to offer.
Download a Visitors Guide
Planning your trip to the Toledo Zoo becomes even easier with this guide. Download the guide as a PDF.
Driving Directions and Maps
We have detailed, customized maps that were specifically designed to help out-of-town visitors navigate to us with ease!
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