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Spring Campaign
Now - April 20


New Ropes Course


Sky Tykes &
Sky Trail® Navigator


ZooPoopyDoo Compost and Mulch Sale!

Saturdays in April

Rose Classes


Party for the Planet

A Month-Long Celebration
of the Earth in April

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Art Contest

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Summer Camps

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E-News! for Zoo Members

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Alert: Insightbb.com emails.


Throo the Zoo
5K Run/Walk

May 10

New this year:
costume contest and team registration



Trunkline Magazine





Welcome to the Louisville Zoo


Zoo Hours - Open Daily Year Round

Starting March 15, open daily 10 a.m. ─ 5 p.m.
(stay until 6 p.m.)

Fall/Winter Hours:
September 2014 ─ mid-March, 2015
The Zoo is open daily 10 a.m. ─ 4 p.m.
(stay until 5 p.m.)

Spring is Here!

The snow has melted, the flowers are blooming and there's a new baby Meerkat.

Animal News

Learn what's new at the Zoo!

Exhibits & Animals

Click here for a list of our exhibits and animals collection.

Zoo Hours

Admission Rates and Parking Fee

Special Notifications
(Updated on 3/31/14)


The Zoo recommends the following resource for online maps and driving directions: Yahoo! Maps.

Out of Towners

For a list of our hotel partners, click here.
For the Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, click here!

News Archives


The Louisville Zoo is the state zoo of Kentucky and a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our collections, which include botanical gardens, are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which is building North America’s largest wildlife conservation movement by engaging and inspiring over 175 million visitors and their communities to care about and take action to help protect wildlife.


















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