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Meet our African
elephant calf!

Now on exhibit daily

Plan Your Visit
Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Know Before You Go


Open daily
Admission from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Early building closures
May 24: Aquarium closing at 4 p.m.
May 25: Africa! Overlook closing at 3 p.m.
May 31: Arctic Encounter closing at 3 p.m.
June 1: Africa! Overlook 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).

Click here for route to Anthony Wayne Trail lot.
Click here for route to Broadway lot.

Please Note

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.

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Summer kick-off celebration

Sat, May 25 & Sun, May 26
Enjoy a train ride, cool off­ at the splash pad, feed a gira­ffe, challenge yourself on our new climbing wall or zipline across Africa during our summer kick-o­ff weekend. Explore more with animal feeds, Keeper talks, character meet & greets and more!

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Zen at the Zoo

June 1 & Aug. 3
Practice your tree pose in Tembo Trail or join a warm yoga flow at the Reptile House! Enjoy this hour-long yoga session followed by an exclusive animal enrichment and keeper talk.

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Twilight Evenings

Wednesdays & Thursdays May 29 - August 29

Experience the Zoo during extended hours! Half price admission will be offered 4 - 8 p.m., with Zoo closing at 9 p.m.

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Experience our new climbing wall!

Explore our brand new 24' wall with two different climbing sides. Challenge yourself by choosing a specific route to the top!

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Garden Tours & Workshops

Now - July
As the weather brightens and flowers bloom, it's an ideal time to explore our zoo's horticultural happenings. Enjoy stunning tulips or taste staff-favorite edible plants on our tailored tours and workshops, perfect for gardening enthusiasts.

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Monthly happenings

Don't miss these upcoming events!

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Zoo map

Learn the layout of the must-do Zoo!

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Our mission

Enjoy. Inspire. Educate. Act.

Explore our conservation efforts and see what you can do to make a difference!

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