Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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Hours and Admission

Weekend Schedule

11 a.m. – Carnivore Chat | Listen for Announcements
11 a.m. – Elephant Twins Viewable
11:30 a.m. – Camel Feeding | Wildlife Trail
Noon – Penguin Chat at Penguin Coast Exhibit
12:30 p.m. – Domestic Animal Barn Chat
2 p.m. – Elephant Chat at Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve & Elephant Twins Viewable
2:30 p.m. – Herp/Aquarium Chat at USS Antiquities Cave/Aquarium
3 p.m. – Primate Chat at Primate Park
3:30 p.m. – Indoor Birds Chat at Diversity of Birds Aviary

Plan your visit.


Open 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 362 days a year
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day 


Non-Members: Reservations are no longer required but you may Purchase E-tickets for speedy entry. 

Cash, personal checks with valid ID, Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted.


Snow Leopard Days
January & February
General Pricing
(2 & under)     
$2.00 $5.00
$5.00 $9.00
$2.50 $5.00
U.S. Veterans &
Active Military*



*Effective April 1, 2015: Present U.S. military I.D., Onondaga County FAVOR card, discharge papers or another form of official military identification. Discount applies to the veteran or military member OR military spouse and up to 3 family members, for a maximum of 4 people. Veteran must be present to receive the discount.

**Youth 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult (age 18 or over) during their zoo visit.

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