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Zoo Hours & Admission
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Open Daily Year Round  
(Closed Thanksgiving &
 Christmas Day)


Current Hours:

Fall/Winter Hours:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Last tickets sold @ 3:30 pm)


Spring/Summer Hours:

April 2, 2017 - mid August 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Last tickets sold at 4:30pm)


Admission Rates

Children (1-12 yrs.).........$4.50

Active Military................$5.50
Seniors (55+)..................$5.50
Adults (13+)....................$6.50

Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted.
Id required for credit & debit card purchases.

No personal checks or PO's accepted.


Discount available for groups of 75 or more.
Contact Education Coordinator 
for details.

Daily Public Feeding Schedules:
The daily feeding schedules are subject to weather permitting.  During rain, snow or low temperatures, public feedings will be postponed.

Daily Public Flamingo Feeding:
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Flamingo Feeding  10:15 a.m.  

$15.00 per person - 5 person maximum

Must be age 6 years or older to participate.
Children 12 & under must be accompanied by adult.

Flamingo Feeding rate is in addition to admission rate.

Daily Public Giraffe Feeding
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Giraffe Feeding 10:30 a.m.

$2.00 per person 

Giraffe Feeding rate is in addition to admission rate.

Large groups over 10 people are asked to pre-schedule their outing with the Programs Coordinator. 

VIP Giraffe Feeding experience $95. May be scheduled with advanced notice (max. 10 participants). Call 940-668-4533 to schedule or inquire at admissions (availability may vary).

Contact Us:

Mailing Address:
1000 W. California St.
Gainesville, Texas 76240

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Telephone:

Admission/Gift Shop ............940-668-4539

Programs Coordinator .........940-727-9097 
Administrative Office...........940-668-4533