Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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What You Need to Know

NOTICE: The Rosamond Gifford Zoo will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 6 to prepare for Brew at the Zoo 25th Anniversary Presented by CXtec. No e-tickets will be available on that date. Thank you!

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

Mask wearing is on the honor system: If you are vaccinated, no mask needed. If you are not vaccinated, please wear a mask.

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), remains closed at this time.
  • Zoo hours are from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • While manual wheelchairs are still be available at the membership desk, there is no stroller or wagon rental at this time.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are distributed throughout the zoo and we ask that you refrain from touching glass viewing windows.
  • The Jungle Cafe remains closed for renovations. The Courtyard Cafe is open for snacks. Visitors are also permitted to bring their own refreshments with the exception of alcohol.
  • Please do not pet the barnyard animals until further notice.