Zoo Rules & Expectations

Please take a moment to review the zoo rules and expectations with your children and families before your visit!
We thank you in advance for respecting and following all zoo rules!
  • We provide feeders for out goats and fallow deer as well as a zoo biscuit for primates, bears, and wolves, that can be purchased in the gift shop.
  • Our animals health and well-being is our responsibility. They all have dietary needs and we appreciate your help in maintaining that.
  • Please do not feed the animals ANY kind of food, other than what is purchased here at the zoo.
  • Animals are never to be picked up or chased.
  • Never sit or climb on fences or place your children on the fence. This is a barrier fence for your safety and the animals’ safety.
  • Please pick up all the garbage. Our animals can ingest garbage causing serious medical problems.
  • Children must be with a parent and supervised at all times.
  • Bicycles or motorized vehicles are not permitted at the zoo.
  • Dogs or pets of any kind are not permitted at the zoo. We also do not permit animals being left in vehicles, authorities will be immediately contacted.
  • Alcohol & marijuana is strictly prohibited.
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted anywhere at the zoo. You’re welcome to smoke in the parking lot using the receptacles provided.
  • We invite you to pack a picnic, bring in your lunches snacks or beverages! We offer several picnic areas throughout the zoo for you to enjoy.
  • Please be respectful and considerate to all animals, zookeepers and other patrons.
  • Taunting or teasing the animals is strictly prohibited.
  • No balloons permitted at the park.
  • Please avoid use of plastic straws.
  • Failure to follow zoo rules can result in you and/or your family being asked to leave.