Know Before You Go
Open Daily: 10 a.m. — 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.
Free admission for Lucas County residents on non-holiday Mondays from 10 a.m. - noon with valid proof of residency. Normal parking fees apply.
Sept. 22: Aquarium closing at 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 23: Aquarium closing at 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 30: Africa closing at 4 p.m.; Aquarium closing at 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 3: Reptile House closing at 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 6: Aquarium closing at 4 p.m.; Museum closing at 4 p.m.
The Zoo has two parking areas for visitor use. Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot (2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609) and Broadway parking lot (2683 Broadway St. Toledo, OH 43609).
The Toledo Zoo has transitioned to a cashless payment system. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards and most debit cards. We also accept Apple Pay and Google Pay. Kiosks that convert cash to prepaid VISA debit cards are available throughout the park. Click here for more information.
Outside food, beverages and coolers not permitted inside the Zoo. Picnic tables are available at Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot and Walbridge Park. Exceptions are permitted for medical items, dietary restrictions, baby formula and pre-registered school groups visiting the Zoo.