- PLAN YOUR VISIT
Tickets and Info
Animals and Exhibits
Donations and Membership
Education and Conservation
The best way to learn about the animals is to see them interact with their keepers and to hear first-hand about their care and wellness. Must-see feedings? Grizzly bears and penguins.Calendar of Events
Lectures, events, classes, special features, and more.
Below is the daily Keeper Talk and feeding schedule. Please check the board at the Main Gate for updates. This schedule is subject to change as needed.
|10:15 am||Red Panda, Exploration Zone|
|10:30 am||Grizzly Bear Feeding, Hearst Grizzly Gulch (feed only)
Barnyard Stampede, Family Farm
Penguins, Penguin Island
|11:00 am||Wolverine, Wolverine Exhibit|
|11:15 am||Chimpanzee Talk, Chimp Habitat
Hatchery Tour, Family Farm
|12:30 pm||Sifaka, Primate Discovery Center
Prairie Dog & Meerkat, Exploration Zone
|2:00 pm||Sea Lion, Fred Carroll Family Sea Lion Pool (feed only)
Mandrill, Primate Discovery Center
|2:15 pm||Gray Wolf, Bear Country|
|2:30 pm||Incredible Insects in Action, Insect Zoo
Big Cat, Lion House
|3:00 pm||Rainforest Animals, S.A. Tropical Rainforest & Aviary|
|3:30 pm||Penguin, Penguin Island|
|4:00 pm||Raptors, Animal Resource Center|
|4:30 pm||Giraffe Lodge Open House, Bernard Osher Giraffe Lodge
Tropical Rainforest & Aviary: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lion House: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Nature Trail: 11:00am - 3:30pm
(Daily June 9th - August 17, then weekends through September 2)
Wildlife Theatre: 11:30am-3:30pm shows daily
Life on the Farm: 3:15pm Thursday - Saturday at the Insect Zoo Lawn
Around every corner, there are opportunities for learning and fun at the Zoo.
Docents: You’ll find uniformed docents throughout the Zoo who are eager to answer your questions, tell stories, and share their wealth of information.
Bio-fact Carts: ;Docents and youth volunteers staff carts filled with bio-facts of many different animals. See and touch fur, bones, and teeth, and learn about the fascinating physiology of our animals.
Storybooks and more: Don’t forget to pick up a keepsake Zoo Key to use in our Talking Storybooks throughout the Zoo. Other must-do's: Ride the Eugene Friend Dentzel Carousel and the Little Puffer miniature steam train, and let the kids run out all that energy at the newly renovated Elinor Friend Playground.
To ensure your visit to the Zoo is safe and pleasant, please follow the guidelines below.