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UPDATED 08.28.20: All of our animals and staff are safe, but Alexandria Zoo received extensive damage from Hurricane Laura. The Zoo will be temporarily closed while we clean-up and make repairs. We look forward to welcoming you back once it's safe to do so.

Mayan Temple


Open Wednesday - Sunday beginning June 17

Gates Open 9 am. Last Entry 3:30 pm. Closed 4:30 pm.

For the health and safety of our staff, guests, and animals, please read the list of safety measures and modifications prior to your visit.

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3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

Regular Rate Admission

Adult & Teen Ages 13 - 64 $7.50
Child Ages 4 - 12 $5.50
Senior Ages 65+ $4.50
Ages 3 & Under   Free
FOTAZ Member With Card & ID Free
Train Ride Ages 1+ $2.00

All rates and fees are subject to change.

Accepted Methods of Payment

Cash, Visa, & Mastercard

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scarlet macaw habitat

New Operating Hours

  • Open Wednesday – Sunday.
  • Gates open at 9 am. Last admission sold at 3:30 pm. Guests must exit by 4:30 pm.
  • The number of guests allowed in the Zoo will be limited to eliminate crowding.
  • Groups will be limited to 10 persons.
Mayan temple with guests

One-Way Trail

  • There is a clearly marked one-way path throughout the Zoo.
  • No re-entry will be permitted once guests enter the Zoo. Once inside the zoo, guests cannot backtrack or exit to retrieve items from their car, go outside to smoke/vape, or for any other reason (except emergencies). Please keep this in mind when you pass restrooms on the trail.
  • Guests will be allowed to pause from the path to spend time at an exhibit, but should return to the path once you are finished to maintain social distancing.
alligator keeper chat

Events & Programs

  • Keeper chats will be temporarily suspended.
  • All special events and private events, including birthday parties and venue rentals, have been suspended until further notice. Future events will be determined as more information becomes available.
  • Summer Safari, Teen Trek, and other education programs have been canceled for summer 2020.
restrooms Restrooms are open and will be sanitized throughout the day.
koi Fish food can be purchased at the Admissions Window.
train Train ride, playground, and indoor exhibits/buildings are temporarily closed.
stroller and wheelchair Stroller and wheelchair rentals and souvenir machines are temporarily unavailable due to high contact.
chips, soda, hotdog Palm Café will be open with a limited menu of grab-and-go items. The Gift Shop is currently closed.
picnic basket Picnicking is not available inside the zoo. Outside beverages may be brought in. Outside food, glass items, alcohol, and single-use disposable straws are NOT permitted.
African lion

Additional Protective Measures

  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces will occur in accordance with CDC & LA Department of Health guidance.
  • Hand sanitation stations are provided at multiple locations.
  • Protective panels are installed where face-to-face interactions most frequently take place.
  • Public markers are placed to serve as reminders to stay at least 6 feet apart and to not touch surfaces.
  • Zoo staff and volunteers will wear face coverings.
  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering while visiting the Zoo to help protect fellow guests, our staff and animals.
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Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301


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