Certain “rules of the jungle” must be followed while you are visiting the Zoo. These rules have been developed for your safety and the welfare of the Zoo’s animals.
Zoo Rules and Regulations
For the safety of the animals and our visitors, please read over our Safety Regulations. We ask that for the safety of the animals and visitors, guests abide by our rules and safety regulations:
- Children under 11 must be supervised.
- No one is permitted on Zoo grounds that is intoxicated or on drugs. If you see a visitor that appears to be drunk or on drugs causing a disturbance of any sort or threatening to harm an animal, contact a Zoo staff member for assistance. The Zoo reserves the right to refuse admittance to such persons and to request them to leave.
- Visitors must use walkways, except for picnic areas. If you see a person walking off walkways; standing or climbing on exhibit barriers; shouting at or teasing animals; throwing objects into exhibits, or littering the Zoo grounds, contact a Zoo staff member.
- No pets are allowed at the Zoo, except for seeing-eye dogs and assist dogs. Persons entering the Zoo with those types of dogs need to notify the cashier or ticket taker before they enter.
- Balloons, bicycles, skateboards, skates, Heely skate shoes, loud radios, glass containers or other items that could injure animals or people are not allowed inside Zoo grounds.
- No radios
- No outside food or Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on Zoo grounds.
- Feeding animals is prohibited throughout the Zoo, except to the petting yard and they may only be fed the pellets purchased from the zoo feeder. This is to ensure the health and safety of the animals. If you see a person feeding an animal, contact a Zoo staff member.
- If you ever see a person in immediate danger, contact Zoo staff immediately. DO NOT TAKE RISKS IN ANIMAL EXHIBITS.
- Smoking is prohibited throughout the Zoo
- Firearms and other weapons are not allowed. Off-duty police are required to identify themselves at the Administration Office upon entry