When planning a visit during the winter months, be sure to check our weather factors page
to see what animals may remain off exhibit.
Monday through Saturday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Adults(13+) – $10
- Children 4-12 yrs – $7
- Sr. Citizens (60+) – $9
- Children 3 years old and under – free
Military discount available.
Groups of 21-100: Adults (13+)- $9, Children 4-12 yrs- $6, Children 3 & under free
Groups of 101-500: Adults $8, Children 4-12 yrs- $5, Children 3 & under free
Groups of 501+: Adults $7, Children 4-12 yrs- $4, Children 3 & under free
In order to receive the group discount, groups must be scheduled in advance and one person will need to pay for the entire group. For tour groups (senior citizens, church, motorcoach, etc.) & school groups, call (254)750-8400. Group Trips Information
Cameron Park Zoo is fully accessible. Phone 254-750-8400 for general information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring food and beverages into the zoo?
Outside food and beverages are not allowed into the zoo.
Is the zoo open year round?
The zoo is open year-round. We are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
If you are planning a trip to Cameron Park Zoo during the winter months, be sure to check the weather section of our website.
Does the zoo have wheelchairs or electric carts available?
The zoo has a limited number of manual wheelchairs available for rental through our admissions booth. Wheelchairs are free to rent and are available on a first come, first served basis. We do not have motorized carts available on grounds, but you can schedule to rent one through Ride Away by calling (254) 754-2700 or visiting http://www.ride-away.com/stores/waco-texas/
Does the zoo have wagon rentals?
The Zoo has wagons available for rent in the gift shop for a $10.00 rental fee and will require either a Photo ID or $25.00 refundable deposit. We have a limited inventory and provide these items on a first come, first served basis. We recommend arriving early to secure one. The last wagon rental will be made at 3:30 p.m.
I am a member of another zoo, can I use my membership to enter Cameron Park Zoo for free?
If your current membership is held with a Zoo that participates in a reciprocal program with Cameron Park Zoo, you will receive a discounted general admission ticket. You must bring your membership card with you to receive discounted admission. You can check our list of reciprocal institutions. Click here for a list of the zoos we are reciprocal with.
Does the zoo have a Lost and Found?
Yes, our Lost and Found is located in the center admissions booth.
Do you allow pets into the zoo?
No, for the health and safety reasons for the animals in our collection, pets are not allowed on Zoo grounds. The only exception to this policy is service dogs.
Do you charge for parking?
There is no charge for parking.
When are the best times to visit the zoo?
The busiest days at the Zoo are generally Saturday, Sunday and days when large groups are scheduled. Call 254-750-8400 to check the number of groups scheduled.
Do you offer a military discount?
Yes, adults are $9 and children 4-12 are $6. Please show your military ID.
- Please bring all necessary medications required for anyone in your party. Zoo personnel are not allowed to administer medication.
- The zoo is the animals’ home. Please treat the zoo and the animals with respect.
- Glass fronts are for your protection as well as the animals’. Please look through only.
- Flowers and trees make our zoo beautiful. Please respect nature and our staffs’ efforts.
- For their safety, please supervise children in the restroom.