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Sacramento Zoo

Sacramento Zoo, California
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3930 West Land Park DriveSacramentoCalifornia 95822
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Sacramento Zoo

Get wild at the Sacramento Zoo, a treasure with more than 500 native, exotic and endangered animals from around the globe. Set on 14.5 acres in William Land Park, the Sacramento Zoo features thrilling animal exhibits - from mammals to birds to amphibians - and inspires conservation awareness. See amazing creatures like lions, tigers, jaguars, giraffes, zebras, red pandas, chimpanzees, and crocodiles. The Zoo offers exciting animal encounters, wildlife shows, safaris and tours.


Hours -

Open daily from 10 am to 4 pm.

Prices -

General admission is $11.25 and children 2-11 are $7.25. Free Street Parking


  • Wildlife Stage Show
  • Starlight & Overnight Safaris
  • Zoo Keeper Chats
  • Zoo Member Shopping Events
  • Sacramento Zoo Art Tours


  • Zoo Train Rides
  • Wildlife Shows & Animal Encounters
  • Bird Feeder Project
  • Zoo Olympics
  • Tours

Sacramento Zoo Shows

The Sacramento Zoo features exciting animal encounters and shows, including PI’s Critter Caper, Wildlife Stage Show, and Keeper Chats. Check the zoo calendar for shows and events before your visit!

Sacramento Zoo Tours

The Sacramento Zoo offers several self-guided tours, including Cell-Phone Safari Tour and Zoo Keys—two fun ways to learn about the animals. See the zoo’s collection of beautiful wildlife art on the Sacramento Zoo Art Tour, or hop on the Sacramento Zoo train for a small extra fee and explore the landscape.


What are the top attractions?

The Sacramento Zoo is home to over 500 amazing animals, and over 140 different species, including fan favorites like the lions, tigers, jaguars, giraffes, zebras, red pandas, chimpanzees, and crocodiles. Explore the Tall Wonders giraffe habitat, one of the most impressive of the Sacramento Zoo exhibits, or see amazing creatures like the Sumatran Tiger, Snow Leopard and Southern Tamandua. Don’t miss the Wildlife Stage Show

When are the best times to visit the Zoo?

The best times to visit the Zoo are non-holiday Mondays, Saturday and Sunday mornings, or weekdays after 1 pm. Warm days in March and October are wonderful at the Zoo and not as crowded with school groups. During the hot summer, mornings are great times to see the animals as they are more active when it’s cooler.

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