Hours & Directions

Hours of Operation

All dates and times are subject to change. Zoo closes one hour after posted admission hours. For event dates and times, please refer to our schedule of events.

Please note: Our African penguins may be off exhibit on Thursday mornings and our spotted-necked otters may be off exhibit on Friday mornings. This is due to scheduled pond cleanings in their exhibits.

The Ross Park Zoo is now open 7 days a week 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (zoo closes at 4:00).

• Now – September 13 (7 days a week | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
• September 14 – October 11 (Thursday – Sunday | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
• October 12 – November 29 (Saturday – Sunday | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm)

Visit the Ross Park Zoo all season long for FREE!

Directions

From the North

Take Interstate 81 South to Binghamton. Take Exit 4S (Rt. 7 South) to Binghamton. Merge onto Route 363W (Do not take the Robinson St Exit!). Take the Route 434W ramp towards Vestal. Merge all the way to the left lane. Turn left at the traffic light onto South Washington St. At the T intersection, turn left onto Morgan Rd. The Zoo entrance is on your right after ¼ mile.

From the Northeast

Take I-88 towards Binghamton. Take Exit 1 (Rt. 7 South). Route 7 South becomes Route 363 West. Take the Route 434W ramp towards Vestal. Merge all the way to the left lane. Turn left at the traffic light onto South Washington St. At the T intersection, turn left onto Morgan Rd. The Zoo entrance is on your right after ¼ mile.

From the South

Take Interstate 81 North to Binghamton. Take Exit 4S to Route 7 South toward Binghamton. Merge onto Rt. 363W (Do not take the Robinson St. Exit!) Take the Route 434W ramp towards Vestal. Merge all the way to the left lane. Turn left at the traffic light onto South Washington St. At the T intersection, turn left onto Morgan Rd. The Zoo entrance is on your right after ¼ mile.

From the West

Take NY Route 17 East (passing into PA briefly, then back in NY). Merge onto NY 26 South on Exit 67S toward 434 ramp toward Vestal. Turn right onto Route 434 East/Vestal Parkway. Turn right onto S. Washington St. At T intersection, turn left onto Morgan Rd. Entrance will be on the right after ¼ mile.