Can You Come Out and Play?

No visit to St. Louis is complete without a trip to the world-famous Saint Louis Zoo. Small wonder, with nearly 500 species represented on 90 beautifully landscaped acres in historic Forest Park. Treat your family to year-round fun as you enjoy our animals and entertainment in every season!

While at the Zoo be sure to use our Wi-fi powered by Mid America Chevy Dealers! 


Plan your visit

Zoo hours, attractions, animal habitats, map and more.

Parking & Directions

Driving directions and information on mass transit and parking.

Zoo Services & Policies

Information about stroller & wheelchair rentals, first aid, special needs and general Zoo policies.

Dining Options

The  Zoo has something for every taste and diet! Come enjoy several mouthwatering Midwest favorite treats, including several born right here in St. Louis.

Hotel Partners

Need to spend the night? Here are some great rooms for you, near the Zoo.

Other Area Attractions

Explore some of St. Louis' many other family-oriented destinations.

Stay Connected After Your Visit

Follow us on social media for the latest news, photos, videos and more! 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Have you ever met a penguin, fed a giant tortoise,
or held a giant walking stick? Your group can share an experience like none other: behind the scenes at the Saint Louis Zoo.


Visiting with an organization such as a school, day care center or scout troop? Complete this registration form to help the Zoo staff prepare for your visit.