Zoo Hours & Admission

Giraffe with a Child

Open Daily Year Round ( Except Thanksgiving & Christmas Days)

Current Hours:
Fall/Winter Hours:
August 13, 2018 - April 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Last ticket sold at 3:30 pm)

Spring/Summer Hours:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
April 2019 - August 2019
(Last ticket sold at 4:30 PM)

Admission Rate
Effective 10-1-17

Children (1-12 yrs.).........$5.00
Active Military................$6.00
Seniors (55+)..................$6.00
Adults (13+)....................$7.00

Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted.
Id required for credit & debit card purchases.

No personal checks or PO's accepted.

Discount available for groups of 75 or more.
Email the Booking Coordinator  or call 940-668-4533
for details.

View a complete schedule of all Zoo Activity Rates (PDF).

Daily Public Feeding Schedules:

The daily feeding schedules are subject to weather permitting. During rain, snow or low temperatures, public feedings will be postponed.

Daily Public Flamingo Feeding:

Children Feeding Flamingos

Flamingo Feeding 10:15 a.m.

$15.00 per person - 5 person maximum

Must be age 6 years or older to participate.
Children 12 & under must be accompanied by adult.

Flamingo Feeding rate is in addition to admission rate.

Contact Us:

Mailing Address:
1000 W. California St.
Gainesville, Texas 76240

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Admission/Gift Shop  (940) 668-4539
Program Coordinator (940) 668-4533
Administrative Office  (940) 668-4533