Things are always happening at the Zoo! Please check with Guest Services for details regarding daily shows and activities, including dates and times.

Bison Feeding

Guests can hand-feed bison from a feeding deck located at the exhibit.

     Bison Feed: $3.00 per person
     Open weekends; 10:30 - 11:00 AM, 12:30 - 1:00 PM, 2:30 - 3:00 PM. Weather permitting.

Giraffe Feeding

Guests can hand-feed giraffes from one of two observation decks.

     Giraffe Feed: $3.00 per person
     Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day. Weather permitting.

Birds of Paradise Feeding

Guests can hand-feed tropical sun conures from inside the Birds of Paradise exhibit.

     Bird Feed: $2.00 each
     Opening late Spring. Exhibit free to enter.

Barn Feeding

Guests visiting the barn can purchase feed for the goats and sheep.

     Feed-filled cone: $1.00
     Cone refill: $0.50
     Open daily 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Caterpillar Train Ride

Guests may ride a giant Caterpillar as it tours through the Danella Garden, adjacent to the playground.

     Train Ride: $4.00 - Members save 10%!
     Open Friday-Sunday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (weather permitting).

Carousel Ride

Enjoy a ride on our animal-themed carousel located near the Duck Pond.

     Carousel Ride: $4.00 - Members save 10%!
     Coming late Spring 2015.


The Thomas Kimmel Conservation Kingdom is an interactive playground featuring three different play sites where kids can learn about conservation while having fun. Open daily.

Face Painting

Add a wonderful work of art right to your face!

     Face Paint: $8.00
     EPZ Members: $7.00
     Weekends (hours may vary).

Pony Rides

Take a leisurely stroll atop one of the Zoo's ponies or horses.

     $6.00 per ride - Members save 10%!
     Open Friday-Sunday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (weather permitting).

Horse Trail

Coming Soon!

Attraction Rentals

Hosting a special event or after hours function at the Zoo? Rent one of our many attractions for your guests to enjoy! Contact our Banquet Manager at 610.277.3825 x 242 or email for details. 
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