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There's so much to do at the Toledo Zoo!

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

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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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Meet our African elephant calf, Kirkja!

Kirkja was born Feb. 17, 2024 at the Toledo Zoo. You can meet her and the rest of our elephant herd daily in Tembo Trail!

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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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Visit the Komminsk Family Kodiak Ridge

Adventure has never been closer!

Visit the new home for our three rescued Brown bears.

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Free Lucas County Admission on Mondays

Lucas County residents receive free Zoo admission each non-holiday Monday from 10 a.m. - noon with valid proof of residency.