Open 365 days a year!

Admission & Parking

Adults (13+) $14
Children (3-12) $10
Toddlers (2 & under) Free
Seniors (65+) $10
Parking (per vehicle) $5
Admission is half-price every Wednesday

All tickets must be used within 30 days of date of purchase. If you wish to purchase tickets for half-price Wednesday, please see the Wednesday-only admission section for pricing. Parking is not included in the price of the ticket.

Apply your admission cost from your visit to the cost of a Zoo membership!
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Directions to the Zoo

To reach the Fort Worth Zoo 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.


March 26 to Sept. 18, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday to Sunday
Sept. 19 to Oct. 30, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Oct. 31, 2016 to Feb. 11, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Dates, hours and prices are subject to change. Please call 817-759-7555 for the most
recent information.

The Zoo accepts cash and credit cards.

*Special Note: We want your visit to the Fort Worth Zoo to be enjoyable! Please note that during the school year, many children take part in our Education programs. Most schools visit in the morning, so the Zoo tends to be less crowded in the afternoon.

Rental Items*

Single Stroller $8 + tax per day
Double Stroller $10 + tax per per day
Motorized scooters $30 for all-day rental. A valid ID is required for rental. Limited number available. Children are not permitted to ride ECVs with parents.

*All rental items are located just inside the Zoo’s front gate. Credit cards are accepted.

A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are available. To use these items, you must present a valid drivers license.

Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Day* Noon to 4 p.m.
Christmas Day* Noon to 4 p.m.
New Year’s Day 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Dining, retail and attraction locations are closed.

Fort Worth Zoo Admission Policies

Pet Policy
For the health and safety of our animals and yours, the Fort Worth Zoo does not allow pets on the grounds; however, certified service animals are permitted.

Please do not leave your pet(s) in your car during your visit to the Zoo. If we find an animal has been locked in a car, Fort Worth Zoo Security will notify proper authorities.

NO FIREARMS: Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by holder of a license
to carry a concealed handgun) and Section 30.07, Penal code (handgun licensing law), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun or with a handgun that is carried openly.

Coolers/Ice Chests
The Zoo permits the use of small coolers and ice chests. Please leave glass containers, disposable straws/lids and balloons at home. Please help keep our Zoo beautiful by placing trash and recyclables in designated receptacles.

Smoking is prohibited at the Fort Worth Zoo.

Photography & Videography
Visitor agrees not to commercially use any photography or reproduction in any form taken during any visits to the Fort Worth Zoo, and visitor grants permission to the Fort Worth Zoo and its agent to utilize Visitor’s image, likeness and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity. For detailed information regarding the Zoo’s photography policy, please click here.

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Mailing Address
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Phone: 817-759-7555
Fax: 817-759-7501

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