Enjoy a ride during your visit! Rides are purchased with digital tickets.
|Crocodile Creek Adventure Ride:||$3|
|Ride Endangered Species Carousel:||$3|
|Ride Passes and Tickets|
Enjoy an animal experience during your visit! Experiences are purchased with digital tickets.
|Brush a Goat||Free|
Available at 9 a.m., 11 a.m.,
1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Available at 10 a.m., 12 p.m.,
and 2 p.m.
Available at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Chat with our Zoo Keepers & learn how we care for our animals. View our daily schedule.
We have made several changes in order to keep our guests and our staff healthy and safe.
Opening April 22, 2023
9am-5pm — daily
9am-6pm — Summer hours (May – July)
Closed on June 15th for Zoofari
All parking is free and within an easy walking distance of the zoo entrance.View Map & Directions
Rentals & Accessibility
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo wishes to meet the needs of every visitor, so all areas of the zoo are stroller, wagon and wheelchair accessible. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal laws. Any person needing reasonable accommodations can make arrangements by calling the zoo office at 260-427-6800 or e-mail us at least 72 hours before your visit.
Wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the main entrance. Quantities are limited.
Single Stroller: $10.00
Double Stroller: $15.00
(ID required and held while wheelchair is being used.)
(First Come First Served)
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is a certified sensory inclusive facility registered with KultureCity. We offer quiet places, sensory bags, and headphones. Our staff are trained to help guests with sensory needs enjoy their visit and sensory bags can be checked out at the Guest Services building.
To prepare for your Zoo visit, read our KultureCity social story.
We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards at the admission gate, gift shop, and concession stands. Only digital Ride Passes and Tickets are accepted at Zoo rides. Passes can be purchased on our website. Using a mobile device, we’ll send a QR code to your email address or through a text message.
LODGING IN FORT WAYNE
As Indiana’s second-largest city, Fort Wayne offers a wide variety of options for dining, lodging, and family fun!
Go to Visit Fort Wayne to check out the many choices available. Enjoy your stay!