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 have moved to our fall hours. We are open only on Saturdays & Sundays from 10am-3pm, selling the last admission ticket at 2pm. Grain cup sales are back for our Children’s Zoo sponsored by Valley Dental Pediatrics! 

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 back! $3 for our souvenir cup filled with grain to help feed our goats and sheep. Refills are $2. Children’s Zoo is sponsored by Valley Dental Pediatrics! 

The Ross Park Express will be closed for the 2021 season.

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. 500.

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

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

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 $225.00. 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!

Hospitality Tram

Tram operations have been temporarily suspended due to COVID.