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We can’t wait to see you at Denver Zoo! In order to provide the best experience for all our guests, we’re limiting the number of visitors per day. Online timed tickets are required for everyone, including Denver Zoo members (free) and children two and under (free).

Having trouble booking online? Call Guest Services at 720-337-1400 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Important Information

Denver Zoo Hours

Online timed ticket reservations are required for entry. You will be asked to select a timed entry window during the online ticketing process.

Member tickets go on sale 15 days in advance.

General Admission tickets go on sale 10 days in advance.


The Zoo is open daily from 10:00am - 5:00pm.  Entry gates close at 4:00pm.

Seasonal early members admission from 8:30am-10:00am.

Closing hours may vary by day, 1 hour and 30 minutes after the last ticket entry time.



Community Connections Equitable Access Program

Need more affordable ways to visit us? We have you covered!

Free or Nearly Free Admission:

  • SNAP Explorer Card Holders: For each card, admission is just $1 up to 10 guests
  • 5X5 Denver School Program cards
  • Seven Free Days each year. Registration information for ticket lottery:

Discounted Tickets:

Seniors, $3 Discount

Denver Zoo Ticket Pricing

  • Adults (Ages 16-64): $22
  • Seniors (Ages 65+): $19
  • Youth (Ages 3-15): $16
  • Youth 2 and Under: Free

Member tickets go on sale 15 days in advance.
General Admission tickets go on sale 10 days in advance.

General Admission tickets are non-refundable.



To Stay Safe on Snow + Ice,
Simply Walk Like a Penguin

To avoid slips and falls on winter walkways, Denver Zoo and Pinnacol Assurance turn to the experts—penguins—for smart safety tips.


Stay Safe During Your Visit

Make sure everyone in your crew has an amazing, SAFE time!
To read about Denver Zoo’s safety policies and COVID procedures, click below.

Animal Talks + Demonstrations


February 8, 2023

Demonstration-African Penguin

Pinnacol African Penguin Point

10:15 a.m.

Conservation Talk-Mongolia AM

Cinereous Vulture Exhibit

10:15 a.m.

Animal Talk-Zebra


10:45 a.m.

Demonstration-Asian Elephant

McGrath Family Amphitheater

11:00 a.m.

Animal Talk-Small Clawed Otters

El Pomar Foundation Village Hall

11:15 a.m.


Be a Zookeeper Zone

11:15 a.m.

Conservation Talk-Colorado

Sheep Mountain

11:45 a.m.

Demonstration-Amur Tigers

The Edge

11:45 a.m.

Demonstration-Predator Ridge

Pahali Ya Mwana

12:00 p.m.

Demonstration-Asian Elephant

McGrath Family Amphitheater

1:45 p.m.

Animal Talk-Gibbons & Rhinos

The Anschutz Foundation Gibbon Boardwalk

2:00 p.m.

Demonstration-Sea Lions

Sea Lion Habitat

2:30 p.m.

Educator Talk-Animal Hospital

Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital

2:30 p.m.

Animal Talk-Vampire Bats

Tropical Discovery

2:45 p.m.

Demonstration-African Penguin

Pinnacol African Penguin Point

3:15 p.m.

Conservation Talk-Mongolia PM


3:30 p.m.

Animal Talk- River Hippopotamus


3:45 p.m.

Add Awesomeness to Your Visit

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Your Ultimate Guide

The FREE Denver Zoo App makes it easier than ever to get your BEAR-ings as you explore our 80-acre campus. Purchase tickets, access our interactive map, learn about your favorite animals + more!

Book a Special Experience

There’s always something new to do at the Zoo! Click the buttons below to learn what’s on offer during YOUR visit—from seasonal rides and films to unforgettable animal encounters + more!

Get a Helping Hand

Need a little push to keep your Denver Zoo visit rolling along? Wagon rentals at Denver Zoo—along with a few other friendly helpers—are easier than ever! Simply below to reserve.

Your visit supports our wildlife conservation efforts
in Colorado + worldwide.