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Zoo announces winter hours

LITTLE ROCK (Dec. 1, 2016) – Winter hours begin today at the Little Rock Zoo and will continue through Feb. 28.    

Zoo hours for the winter months (Oct. 17 through Feb. 28) are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the warm weather season, March 1 through Oct. 16, the Zoo’s hours will 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The grounds will close 30 minutes after the last admission.

The Zoo is open daily, but closes on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and on days when the Arkansas Razorbacks play at War Memorial Stadium. 


About the Zoo
The Little Rock Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things.  With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information, visit