The mission is the same but in an abundance of caution we will be taking extra precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19


Please help in protecting our community
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Nose and mouth coverings are highly encouraged to be worn by all guests and staff at all times.
Social Distancing
  • Social distancing is highly encouraged
  • Hand sanitizers available

Wear face mask and practice social distancing

Limitations Phase II - starting May 31, 2021

  • Some shows, animal demonstrations and giraffe feedings have been temporarily suspended
  • Kiosks with various Zoo novelties, water, and food will be available throughout Zoo grounds.
  • Grasslands Café will be open with limited seating.
  • Passport Café will be open on weekends only.
  • Ice chests may be brought in:
    • No glass containers
    • No alcohol
    • No plastic straws
  • Picnic seating is limited



  • Asia Forest Complex
  • Ranch House
  • El Paso Electric Kalahari Research Station
  • Aviary
  • Hunt Family Endangered Species Carousel
  • Africa Star Train
  • Sea Lion Presentations (Daily 11:30 am)



  • Copper Canyon Challenge Ropes Course
  • South American Pavilion (renovation)
  • El Paso Water Discovery Education Center
  • Water fountains