With this spring-like weather and the warm temperatures forecasted for next week, the Oklahoma City Zoo is ending its winter hours early and as of today, Wednesday, January 31, the Zoo will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with the last entry no later than 4 p.m. Wildlife enthusiasts looking for a nature break are encouraged to come out and explore the Zoo. Take time to see some of the Zoo’s growing youngsters including chimpanzee, Kiazi (1), Asian elephant, Rama (2), and newest arrivals, six African painted dog puppies. Zoo goers will also discover Scooter Pals, the Zoo’s fun new mobile experience and way to navigate around the grounds. Scooter Pals are located in the main entry area. Make it a full Zoo day and pack a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park as guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink into the Zoo. Select Zoo concessions will be open during regular hours, offering limited menu items. Guests can purchase advance Zoo admission at okczoo.org/tickets to bypass the entry lines.  

Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, and Oklahoma City’s Adventure District. Zoo admission is $16 for adults and $13 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Membership has its perks! As a ZOOfriends member of the Oklahoma City Zoo, enjoy free admission all year-long, plus many additional benefits and discounts. You will also be supporting the Zoo’s animal family, education programming and conservation initiatives both locally and globally. Join or renew today at www.okczoo.org/membership

Stay connected with the Zoo on Facebook, X, Instagram, Threads, Linktree and TikTok, and by visiting our blog stories. To learn more about Zoo happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org