Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Plan Your Visit

Visitors will be able to see the elephant twins at the Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve Pachyderm Pavilion viewing windows daily from 11-11:30 a.m. and 2–2:30 p.m.

What You Need to Know

Reservations are no longer required to visit the zoo, but e-tickets are recommended for speedy entry.

General public/Non-Members may purchase zoo admission e-tickets at needing assistance with County Parks e-tickets may call (315) 435-8511 x8512 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.

Zoo members need only check in at the membership desk.

The following modifications remain in place:

  • The USS Antiquities cave (aquariums, reptiles and amphibians) is now open.
  • Zoo hours are from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the membership desk.
  • Strollers are available for rent.
    • Double stroller: Member $7 | Non-member: $8
    • Single stroller: Member $5 | Non-member: $6
  • Hand sanitizer stations are distributed throughout the zoo and we ask that you refrain from touching glass viewing windows.
  • The HoneyBee Café is open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are also permitted to bring their own refreshments with the exception of alcohol.
  • Please do not pet the barnyard animals.
  • Pets are not permitted on zoo grounds, in the parking lot or in cars. For the health and safety of our animals, only on-duty service animals are permitted to visit the zoo.
  • For information on accessibility and our service animal policy, visit the Parking & Accessibility page.
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