Hours & Admission


The Little Rock Zoo is open every day of the week except:

  • October 13, 2018 - Razorback game at War Memorial - Go Hogs! 
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day
Hours of Operation

Winter Hours
Sept. 4 through Feb. 28
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oct. 20 - Zoo willl close at 2 p.m.


Summer Hours
Mar. 1 through Sept. 3
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The grounds will close 30 minutes after the last admission.

Admission Price
  • Adults: $12.95 (ages 13 and over)
  • Seniors 60+: $2 off regular admission
  • Children ages 3 and up: $9.95 (ages 3 - 12)
  • Children ages 2 and under are admitted free!
  • Active Duty Military (with ID or Adult Dependent ID): $2 off regular admission

A $3 parking fee will be assessed at the front entrance (per vehicle). Zoo Members always park FREE!

Outside Food and Drinks

Guests may bring in bottled water or water in reuseable bottles. We ask that if you have food and/or drinks from home, please enjoy those at the picnic area outside the Zoo gates. 


Summer Hours 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (return by 4:30 p.m.)
Winter Hours 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (return by 3:30 p.m.)
Items may be rented in the Safari Trader Gift Shop

Electric Scooter Rental & Wheelchairs
Wheelchairs are $12 for all day rental, no deposit.
"Scooter Bug" Electric Scooters are $25 for all day rental, no deposit.

PLEASE NOTE: Wheelchairs and Scooters require a Photo ID hold at time of rental (or credit card if a Photo ID is not available).  All rentals are rented on a first come, first served basis. A “use” waiver must be signed to use a Little Rock Zoo electric scooter or to use a private electric scooter on zoo property.

Wagons & Strollers
Double stroller or wagons are $14 each (depending on style)
Single strollers are $12 each (depending on style)

A $5 deposit is required for all stroller and wagon rentals. You must return the scooter, stroller, or wagon by 4:30 p.m. to receive your deposit or ID back! Deposits are refunded when item is returned in clean, working order.