Hours and Prices
Zoo Boise is open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. (last admission is at 4:30)
Summer hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm beginning June 1 and running through Labor Day.
We are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Every Thursday is discount admission day
Group Rates are $2.50 per person, and apply to non-profit groups only.
* All admission prices include a $.50 fee for the Zoo Boise Conservation Fund.
Are you bringing a group to the zoo? Please click here
for more information on our group rates and regulations.
Friends of Zoo Boise Annual Pass holders receive FREE admission to Zoo Boise all year round (plus free or discounted admission to over 100 other zoos around the country). Learn more about the many benefits of supporting your zoo!
Annual Pass holders will need to show current ID when entering Zoo Boise.
*Giraffe Encounters are available for the first 50 visitors daily from 1:30 - 2:30 pm, weather permitting. The Sloth Bear Encounter begins daily at 2:30 pm.
**The Conservation Cruise is open May 9 through September 15.