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!

We are currently open only on the weekends through Memorial Day, from 10:00am-3:00pm, selling the last admission ticket at 2:00pm.

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

Special Events

Some daytime events like Eggstravaganza and Halloweekend 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!

Grain cups are temporarily suspended. We apologize for the inconvenience. You can still visit our goats, sheep, and more in our children’s zoo! Children’s Zoo is sponsored by Valley Dental Pediatrics! 

The Ross Park Express is currently closed. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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. 502.

Please call the Ross Park Zoo’s Education & Conservation department at (607) 724-5461 ext. 300 for more details.

Rentals for our pavilions and amphitheater are available for full or half day rentals. For more information, please visit 

Please call the zoo at (607) 724-5461 ext. 100 to reserve the pavilions for your next event!

The Ross Park Amphitheater is available to rent for full or half day rentals. It is a great venue for weddings and more! Please call the zoo at (607) 724-5461 ext. 100 to reserve the Ross Park Amphitheater for your next event! For more information, please visit

Hospitality Tram

Tram operations have been temporarily suspended due to COVID.