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Elephant Excitement
Elephant Excitement

Hours of Operation

The Little Rock Zoo is open year-round, rain or shine!

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Last Admission: 3:30 PM

The Little Rock Zoo will be closed for the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Razorback Game Days at War Memorial Stadium [August 29, 2024; September 6, 2025]
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

Admission Pricing

Adult Admission

(ages 13+) Guest under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian


Child Admission

Ages 3-12


Child Under 3


Senior Admission

Adults 65+


Military Admission

Active-duty military and veterans (with ID or Adult Dependent ID)


Zoo For All: SNAP Benefit Program

Guests with SNAP card with valid, matching photo ID are eligible for $2.00 admission. Limit 6 guests per visit. Children under 2 years old enter free. LEARN MORE



A per vehicle parking fee will be assessed at the front entrance to support our conservation efforts.
Members Always Park FREE


Train & Carousel Rides

Tickets can be purchased from the Attendant at the ride- weather permitting

Hours: Open Daily 10:00 - 4:00


You may bring your own strollers and wagons, or alternatively, Stroller and Scooter Rentals can be found at the Safari Trader Gift Shop.

Rental Pricing:

Single Stroller


Double Stroller




Electric Scooter

Limited quantity, first-come, first-serve; Driver's License will be held during rental

Little Rock Zoo Gift Cards

Little Rock Zoo gift cards offer a convenient and flexible way to experience all the wonders the Zoo has to offer. Gift cards are available for purchase at the admission gate or online.

Usage: Little Rock Zoo gift cards are versatile and can be used for various services and amenities within the Zoo premises. These include:

    • Admission: Gift cards can be used to purchase admission into the Zoo, allowing recipients to enjoy a day filled with exciting animal encounters and exhibits.
    • Rides: They can also be redeemed for rides on the train and carousel, adding an extra element of fun to the Zoo experience.
    • Parking: Gift cards can cover parking fees, ensuring visitors have convenient access to the Zoo without worrying about additional expenses.
    • Membership: Recipients can use the gift card amount towards purchasing or renewing a membership, providing them with year-round access and exclusive benefits at the Zoo.

Online Ordering Process: Please note that gift cards purchased online and are mailed to the buyer by our ticketing company. This convenient process ensures that buyers receive their gift cards securely and in a timely manner, ready to be gifted to friends, family, or colleagues.

Redemption Terms and Conditions:

  • Remaining Balance: Any remaining balance on the gift card can be utilized during another visit to the Zoo. Visitors simply need to present their gift card at the time of redemption and pay the difference, if any. However, cash back on the remaining balance is not provided.
  • Usage Limitations: Gift cards can only be redeemed for gate admission, memberships, parking, train rides, and carousel rides. They are not valid for special event admission.
  • Presentation Requirement: Recipients must present the physical gift card at the time of redemption.
  • Non-Transferable: Gift cards may not be redeemed for cash or applied to prior purchases. Additionally, they cannot be transferred between individuals.
  • Partial Use: If a gift card is partially used, the remaining credit balance will be stored for future use. These funds do not expire.
  • Lost or Stolen Cards: Unfortunately, lost or stolen gift cards cannot be replaced, so it's essential for recipients to keep them in a safe place.

The Wildest Value in Town!

Little Rock Zoo Memberships

Family Fun at the Zoo!

Memberships support the Zoo's efforts to promote conservation and education. It is the perfect way to benefit humans and animals, alike!

Little Rock Zoo

1 Zoo Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205


Hours of Operation
9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Last admission 3:30 p.m.
Zoo grounds close at 4:00 pm

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