Spring Break

We hope that you will include Cameron Park Zoo in your Spring Break plans this year! We want to make sure that you have a smooth trip and that the whole family enjoys their visit. Please take a look at our shuttle parking information & our tips section below.

Once the zoo’s main parking areas are full, we will have off site parking with shuttle service to the Zoo for your convenience.

Shuttle service schedule (Depending on weather):
Saturday, March 14th- 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 15th- 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Shuttle Pick up location:
Indian Spring Middle School Parking Lot
500 N University Parks
Waco Texas 76701

Directions to the Indian Spring Middle School shuttle parking lot:
From I-35 North, take the University Parks exit, turn left and continue on University Parks until you reach Jefferson Avenue. Public parking will be available at Indian Spring Middle School, on the corner of University Parks and Jefferson Avenue. The parking lot will be on your left hand side.

From I-35 South, take the University Parks exit, turn right and continue on University Parks until you reach Jefferson Avenue. Public parking will be available at Indian Spring Middle School, on the corner of University Parks and Jefferson Avenue. The parking lot will be on your left hand side.

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  •  We have visitors of all ages, and many, many children. Be sure you can identify your child if you get separated, or give them something with your name on it so zoo staff can find you if they are too young to describe you.
  • If you have a zoo membership, bring your card with you. You will enter much more quickly that way. If you don’t have a membership pass and you want to forgo any lines to enter, why not buy one today? Click here for more information.
  • Leave your four-legged friends at home. They are not allowed to enter the Zoo, and a car’s interior temperature becomes deadly in a matter of minutes. The only exception to this policy is service dogs.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed in the Zoo, except water. If you like, we have picnic facilities you can utilize to the right of the parking lot, or enjoy your lunch at Pecan Bottoms, along the Brazos River.
  • The zoo has a limited number of wheelchairs and electric carts available for rental through our admissions booth. Manual wheelchairs are free and electric carts will be rented on a first come, first served basis at $10.00 per hour and a credit card must be given at time of rental or a $40 cash deposit is required.
  • Wagons will be available for rent at the Safari Outfitters Gift Shop in the front plaza on a first come, first served basis. Safari Wagons are $10.

For additional questions, please refer to our Visit page or call 254-750-8400