Admission Rates

General Admission

Visitors to the Ross Park Zoo can expect to pay the following admission rates. Parking at Ross Park is free for all visitors!

Due to COVID-19, some areas of the zoo will not be viewable on your next visit. Please read our latest update for complete details on our safety measures. Admission will be a flat rate of $7.00 until the rest of the zoo reopens.

Age Category Admission Rate
Adults $9.00 $7.00
Seniors (55+) $8.00 $7.00
College Students (with ID) $8.00 $7.00
Military (with ID) $8.00 $7.00
Children (3-11) $7.00 $7.00
Children (2 and under) FREE
Ross Park Zoo Members FREE

Special Events

Some daytime events like Eggstravaganza and Howloween at the Zoo have separate admission rates. Please visit our upcoming events calendar for more details. Please note, complimentary admission passes are not valid for special events.

Visit the Ross Park Zoo all season long for FREE!

Additional Pricing

Below are some additional options you may choose to enhance your visit. Don’t forget to plan your visit by using our guide page!

Children’s Zoo feed cups are available for $3.00 each. Refills are only $2.00 each time you bring your cup back!

Tickets to ride the children’s train ride are $3.00 each.

Strollers are available to rent for $2.00 each.

A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are available upon request.

Groups of 10 or more receive the group admission rate of $6.00 per person. Groups must reserve this rate at least one week in advance by calling the zoo at (607) 724-5461 ext. 222.

Please call the Ross Park Zoo’s education department at (607) 724-5461 ext. 235 for more details.

Small pavilion: $125.00
Large pavilion: $175.00
Both pavilions: $275.00

Please call the zoo at (607) 724-5461 ext. 222 to reserve the pavilions for your next event!

The Ross Park Amphitheater is available to rent for $225.00. It is a great venue for weddings and more! Please call the zoo at (607) 724-5461 ext. 222 to reserve the pavilions for your next event!

Hospitality Tram

Complimentary tram rides are available for all guests that may need assistance getting to the top of the zoo. Simply let our visitor services staff know you’ll need a ride when you enter at the zoo’s ticket booth.