Sacramento Zoo

Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 550 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of more than 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society. This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation. Daily admission is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., zoo grounds are open until 5 p.m. General admission is $14.95; children ages 2-11 are $9.95 and one and under are admitted free. Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit


At the Sacramento Zoo, it’s all about the animals! More than 550 native, rare and endangered animals call our zoo home. Representing more than 120 unique species, the animals at the Sacramento Zoo are sure to amaze and inspire visitors of all ages. While visiting the zoo you can catch a show in the amphitheater, visit with some Animal Ambassadors during Animal Encounters or learn about specific animals and what it takes to care for them during Keeper Chats. Check the website for daily activities & times.

Young children can enjoy more than just the animals.

Ride the train and Conservation Carousel or feed a giraffe for a small extra fee.


Feb-Oct: 9 am - 5 pm, Nov-Jan: 10 am - 5 pm

Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas

Adult  $14.95

Youth  $9.95