Open 365 days a year!
Admission & Parking
|Toddlers (2 & under)||Free|
|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.
|Oct. 26, 2015 to Feb. 12, 2016||10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily|
|Feb. 13 to March 25, 2016||10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily|
|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
*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.
|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.
|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
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.
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.
To learn more about our great city, visit www.FortWorth.com.
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110