zoo hours

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We are open all year, closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.


Phone: 907.346.2133, Fax: 907.346.2673

Hours vary with season, listed below by month:

January:  10am to 4pm* daily (5-8pm on Zoo Lights nights)

February:  10am to 4pm* daily (6:30-8:30pm on Zoo Lights nights)

March and April:  10am to 5pm* daily (Zoo Lights end March 4th)

May:  9am to 6pm* daily

June, July and August:  9am to 9pm* daily

September: 9am to 6pm* daily

October:  10am to 5pm* daily (early closure at 3pm on October 31st in preparation for Zoo Boo event)

November:  10am to 4pm* daily (Zoo Lights begin November 24th)

December:  10am to 4pm* daily (5-8pm on Zoo Lights nights)

*Last admission to the zoo is 30 minutes prior to closing time.  It takes 1.5 hours to see the entire zoo, so 30 minutes does not leave enough time.  Zoo staff walk through to clear zoo grounds at closing time.