Online tickets are $2 cheaper than in-person pricing.
When is the Zoo closed?
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is closed for Christmas Day, New Year’s day, and some partial closures due to weather or special events.
Can guests bring in outside food and drink?
Yes, all outside food and drink are allowed with the exception of alcoholic beverages and glass containers. Outside food and drink are not permitted inside the Beastro dining area.
When are the rides open? When are they closed?
The Zoofari Express is closed for construction of the Wild Utah exhibit. The Conservation Carousel is open at 10 AM daily and will run until zoo closing depending on guest attendance and weather.
For up to date ride operations, please call (801) 584-1700
Is there a place for guests to eat their lunch?
Yes, there are several outdoor seating areas and tables on zoo grounds. These areas are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis.
Does Utah’s Hogle Zoo allow field trips?
Yes, eligable schools can book a field trip for the spring or fall seasons on the Education Programs page. Field trips are subject to availability. Utah’s Hogle Zoo does not offer field trips for homeschool students. Bus parking is in the north parking lot, across the street from the main entrance.
Is there a group discount?
Yes, there is a discount for groups of 20 or more people who pay in the same transaction. Groups will receive $3 off the price of an adult ticket and $2 off the price of a child ticket. Children ages 2 and under do not count toward the 20 paying individuals.
How many animals will I see during the fall and winter?
The majority of the animals are acclimated to cold temperatures. The only animalsthat guests likely won’t see arethe Giraffes when temperatures are below 50 degrees. All other animals will be viewable outside or indoors. Many of our big cats love colder temperatures and might be more active.
Does the zoo have wheelchairs available for rental?
Yes, there are manual and electric wheelchairs for rent, along with strollers and wagons. Due to the limited availability, wheelchairs cannot be reserved in advance. Please see the “Rentals” page for pricing and more information.
Can I get a refund on my ticket due to inclement weather?
No, the zoo does not offer refunds due to inclement weather.