Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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See the elephant twins daily from 11-11:30 a.m. and 2–2:30 p.m. at the Pachyderm Pavilion viewing windows.

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 onondagacountyparks.com/parks/rosamond-gifford-zooThose 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.
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