Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix, AZ

455 N Galvin ParkwayPhoenix, AZ 85008
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The Phoenix Zoo is located within the beautiful Papago Park. While visiting the zoo, see over 3,000 animals such as Bornean orangutans, Asian elephants, Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons, Masai giraffes, and more. On your next trip to Phoenix, visit the Phoenix Zoo to create memories that last a lifetime!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Phoenix Travel Experts
  • Daytime Admission Zoo Tickets are good for one (1) single general admission to the Zoo.
  • Face coverings are optional while visiting the Zoo.
  • Same Day re-entry permitted.
  • The Phoenix Zoo offers free parking.
  • This is a smoke-free property.
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are available.
  • Closed on Christmas Day.
  • Children 2 and under do not require a ticket.


from Phoenix Zoo
Outdoor adventures. Lifelong memories. That’s Zoo We Are!

Nestled on 125 acres within beautiful Papago Park, the Phoenix Zoo is a wondrous place of curiosity, imagination, and discovery. Featuring over 3,000 animals, including Bornean orangutans, Asian elephants, Sumatran tigers, Komodo dragons, Masai giraffes, and more — it is like no other place in the Valley!

Visit today and create memories that last a lifetime!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Phoenix Zoo

How big is the Phoenix Zoo?
Zoo grounds encompass approximately 125 acres.

How many animals does the zoo have?
We have more than 3,000 animals on exhibit, including mammals, fish, invertebrates, birds, and reptiles.

Where is it located?
455 North Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008. 

Is the attraction appropriate for children?

Are stroller/wheelchair/locker/etc. rentals available? If so, what is the fee?
Wheelchairs are $15.00 and single strollers are $10.00 and double strollers are $12.00. Available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. All prices include a refundable deposit when the rental item is returned before zoo closing.

Do you have picnic areas available? 
We have many picnic tables located throughout the Zoo. They are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Private ramadas may be rented for special occasions.

Can I bring my camera?
Of course! We encourage our guests to take personal videos or still photographs while enjoying their Zoo visit. All images and videos taken by guests and patrons are allowed free of charge so long as the images are used for personal, non-commercial purposes. All photographs should be taken from designated guest viewing areas or within the boundaries as it relates to special programs, engagements, etc. 

How long do we need to see the entire zoo?
The Zoo includes approximately 2.5 miles of walking paths and is divided into four different trails – Arizona, Africa, Tropics, and Children’s. Usually, the Africa and Tropics Trails take about an hour each and the Arizona and Children’s Trails take about a half-hour each. We recommend approximately three hours to see the entire Zoo, depending on the size and ages of your group and how fast you walk. Because we create exhibits that replicate the animals’ natural habitats, some animals can be difficult to see and visitors may be required to spend more time in observation.

Can I bring my own food/beverages? Coolers permitted?
You may bring coolers, ice chests, and your own food. Please no glass containers or alcoholic beverages.

Can I bring my pet?
No. The only animals allowed to accompany guests are trained and vaccinated service animals. Park Rangers are unable to kennel any personal pet and we do not recommend leaving any pet in an unattended vehicle.