Ages 2 & Under
Free
Ages 3 to 12
$7.50
Ages 13 to 59
$12.00
Active Duty Military & Spouse w/ID
$9.00
Ages 60 & over
$9.00
Zoological Society Members
Free

Winter Hours

September 7th - June 5th
Sunday through Saturday

Admission Gate Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Zoo Grounds Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

HOLIDAYS
During the holidays the Zoo will be open regular winter hours except for an early closure on Christmas Eve (last tickets sold at Noon, grounds close at 1:00) and closed all day Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Summer Hours

JUNE 6th - SEPTEMBER 6th
Sunday through Saturday

Admission Gate Hours (M - F): 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Zoo Grounds Hours (M - F): 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Zoo Grounds Hours (Sat & Sun): 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Admission Gate Hours (Sat & Sun): 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

El Paso Zoo
4001 E. Paisano
El Paso, Texas 79905

General Zoo Information

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(915) 521-1850
 
El Paso Zoological Society - Memberships 
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(915) 532-8156
www.elpasozoosociety.org

Volunteer Office

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(915) 351-5340

Education Inquiries
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4001 E. Paisano
El Paso, Texas 79905

DIRECTIONS

FROM INTERSTATE 10:
Take the Paisano Exit or Raynolds South exit.
Head Southwest on Paisano and follow the signs to the El Paso Zoo entrance across from the El Paso County Coliseum.

FROM DOWNTOWN EL PASO TRAVELING ON PAISANO:
The El Paso Zoo entrance will be on the left as you pass Chamizal National Memorial and go under the freeway underpass.

FROM SOUTH ON US 54:
Exit Paisano, go under the underpass and the El Paso Zoo entrance will be on your left.

Hunt family desert spring

Hunt Family Desert Spring | El Paso Zoo
During the warm weather months (the zoo is open year-round because it’s warm almost all year around here), the Hunt Family Desert Spring offers a splashin' good time! This interactive water play area features dancing water, gushers, spray tunnels, tower sprays, pop-its and more. These different water patterns emitted by the spring are not only fun to watch but great for families to splatter around in to relax and cool down.


Giraffe Encounters

Giraffe feeding | El Paso Zoo

Get up close and personal with Aj, Bonsu and Juma, the zoo's three male giraffes! Feed them along with their zookeepers but watch out for their 15-inch long tongues because they will snatch the lettuce right out of your hand if you’re not paying attention! Our boys are friendly and truly enjoy the special treats given to them by their visiting friends and above all, they promise to provide a fun experience. Token Price: $3

Visit our event calendar for encounter dates and times.

 

African Star Train

Sep
"All aboard!!" Hop on the African Star Train and take a ride around Africa. Enjoy animals such as giraffes, zebras and more. Train tokens can be purchased at the Safari Outfitters Gift Shop.

Token Prices:

  • Adults: $2.00
  • Zoo Members: $1.50
  • Children 2-12: $1.50
  • Children 2 and under: Free

 *Tax not included. Train hours are seasonal and may vary due to weather.


Carousel

Carousel | El Paso Zoo
Go for a spin on our carousel located in Asia next to the Asia Discovery Center.

Ticket Prices:

  • $1.25 each
  • Adults ride free with paying child

*Tax not included. Carousel hours are seasonal and may vary due to weather.