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The National Zoo is Open!

Sat Aug 1, 2020
8:00am to 4:00pm
All ages
Timed Entry Free; Paid Parking $30/car

The National Zoo is open to the public again, and the animals can't wait to see you. For safety, the number of visitors is limited to 5000 per day, and timed entry passes are required. Face coverings are mandated for humans ages six and up, and recommended for ages 2-5.

Open Exhibits

  • Cheetah Conservation Station
  • Asia Trail Giant Pandas (outdoor upper overlook only)
  • Elephant Community Center
  • Elephant Trails/Outpost
  • Great Ape House
  • Think Tank
  • Kids' Farm
  • Great Cats
  • American Trail
  • American Bison

The National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008
** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
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