Visit the NC Zoo!

The North Carolina Zoo is open with specific guidelines in place to keep all guests and staff safe!

Please visit the Zoo’s website to make your advance reservations to enter the Zoo. To provide for social distancing, everyone must pre-arrange their visit through timed-ticketing, including zoo members or those holding previously purchased tickets. Attendance is capped at a max of 3,000 people daily, and the Zoo has 500 acres of outdoor habitats and plenty of shaded walking trails to allow for social distancing. All indoor habitats and dining are closed at this time, but there are plenty of outdoor food venues open for you!

Guests are required to follow the "Three Ws" as outlined by the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services – WEAR a cloth face mask, WAIT in line at least six feet away from others, and WASH hands frequently or use hand sanitizer. If you are experiencing symptoms of illness, we ask that you postpone your visit.

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