What to Know Before You Go
|Children (3 to 12)
|Toddlers (2 & younger)
|Parking (per vehicle)
Wednesdays are half-price admission days
Current Hours of Operation
Today to Sept. 18: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Directions to the Zoo
To reach the Fort Worth Zoo (1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76110) from Interstate 30, exit University Drive. Go south on University for approximately one mile to Colonial Parkway and turn left. Once you are on Colonial Parkway, follow the signs to the Zoo.
For updated traffic information, please visit the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) website
The Zoo offers multiple dining options, including Dickey's Barbeque, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Dippin' Dots, an ice cream parlor and more. Outside food and beverage are permitted, with the exception of straws, lids, glass containers and alcohol. If you choose to have a picnic lunch inside the Zoo, you may take your cooler back to your car and re-enter the Zoo as long as you have your hand stamped before exiting.
Wild Encounters take place at various exhibits throughout the Zoo all day, every day (weather permitting). Join Fort Worth Zoo interpretive specialists and zookeepers as they share amazing facts and stats about your favorite Zoo animals.
Get an up-close look at the mammals, birds and reptiles in the Zoo’s Animal Outreach collection during daily animal presentations. Click here to view the Zoo's event calendar
To learn more about our great city, visit www.FortWorth.com