Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Plan Your Visit

What You Need to Know

Reservations are no longer required to visit the zoo. General public/Non-Members may purchase zoo admission at the admission booths upon arrival. 

Zoo members need only check in at the membership desk.

  • 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.

Prohibited Items

  • Balloons
  • Balls (footballs, soccer balls, baseballs or other recreational balls)
  • Frisbees
  • Bicycles/tricycles, scooters, skateboards, skates or shoes with built in wheels
  • Drones *would need prior approval/ permission from Onondaga County Parks 
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