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elephant calf, Kirk!

Now on exhibit daily

Plan Your Visit
Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.

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Open daily
Admission from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Early building closures
April 13: Arctic Encounter closing at 3 p.m.
April 24: Tembo Trail closing at 3:30 p.m.
April 27: Aquarium closing at 3:30 p.m.

Member Morning on May 18
Arctic and Africa! exhibits will open at 10 a.m. Parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot available.


The Zoo has two parking areas for visitor use. Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot (2 Hippo Way, Toledo, OH 43609) and Broadway parking lot (2683 Broadway St. Toledo, OH 43609).

Click here for route to Anthony Wayne Trail lot.
Click here for route to Broadway lot.

Please Note

The Toledo Zoo has transitioned to a cashless payment system. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards and most debit cards. We also accept Apple Pay and Google Pay. Kiosks that convert cash to prepaid VISA debit cards are available throughout the park. Click here for more information.

Outside food, beverages and coolers not permitted inside the Zoo. Picnic tables are available at Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot and Walbridge Park. Exceptions are permitted for medical items, dietary restrictions, baby formula and pre-registered school groups visiting the Zoo.

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Wine Tasting

April 19
Delight in a delectable mix of wines from around the world, hors d'oeuvres, live music and more.

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Party for the Planet

April 20
Join the Toledo Zoo in celebrating Mother Earth and exemplifying our mission of being advocates for wildlife and conserving the natural world during Party for the Planet!

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Tequila and Tapas

May 3
Celebrate the taste of Cinco de Mayo at the Toledo Zoo!

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Garden Tours & Workshops

Sundays in April - July
As the weather brightens and flowers bloom, it's an ideal time to explore our zoo's horticultural happenings. Enjoy stunning tulips or taste staff-favorite edible plants on our tailored tours and workshops, perfect for gardening enthusiasts.

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Dart Frog Dash

Sat, May 18

Hop to it and register today for our competitive 5k race, relaxed 5k walk, a Kids’ Fun Run and non-competitive Zoo For All Walk.

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Monthly happenings

Don't miss these upcoming events!

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Zoo map

Learn the layout of the must-do Zoo!

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Our mission

Enjoy. Inspire. Educate. Act.

Explore our conservation efforts and see what you can do to make a difference!

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