Train Ride


TrainLast Ride 4:45 pm

Hop aboard the Zoo's train, Bayou Le Zoo Choo Choo, a scale model of a C.P. Huntington steam engine.

Mar. - Dec.: Operates everyday, weather permitting. Jan. & Feb.: Operates only Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting.

Gift Shop

Gift ShopOpen 10 a - 5 p
Hours subject to change

From animal themed clothing and huggable stuffed animals, to beautiful jewelry, toys and games, educational books and more! You'll find something for everyone!

No admission required to shop. The Zoo Gift Shop is sponsored by FOTAZ and all proceeds help support the Zoo.



This popular play area for kids and rest area for adults features play equipment, picnic tables, and photo opportunities for guests.

Palm Cafe

Palm CafeOpen seasonally during Spring, Summer, & Fall
Scheduling is subject to change.

Have an appetite as big as a lion? Whether you're in the mood for a hamburger, plate of nachos or a cool treat, you'll find it here. For the safety of our animals, straws and lids are not allowed in the zoo.


Stroller / Wagon Rentals

Visitors may bring their own stroller or they are available for rent. Limited availability on a first come, first serve basis. Single $2 | Double $3 | Wagon $5 | Jeep $5


Wheelchair Rentals

Wheelchairs are available free of charge. A photo I.D. is required for rental. Limited availability on a first come, first serve basis.


Vending Room

A vending room with drink machines is available at the Playground area.


Picnic Tables

Picnic tables are available in the Playground area.


Lost & Found

Lost articles are taken to the zoo office and held until claimed. Articles left for extended periods are disposed of. The Zoo has an intercom system for locating or calling for individuals. Call 318-441-6810.


First Aid

The main office at the Zoo Entrance, along with other locations throughout the Zoo, are equipped with first aid supplies. In the event of injury please alert a zoo staff member for assistance.


Special Needs

The Zoo's facilities are available for people of all abilities. All major facilities are wheelchair accessible. All restrooms are wheelchair assessible.



An ATM is available at the main Zoo Entrance.

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Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day

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Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810