• Are guests allowed to bring in outside food and drink?
    Yes, with the exception of alcoholic beverages and glass containers.
  • Is there a place for guests to eat their lunch?
    Yes. We have numerous grassy areas at the Peacock Pavilion for guest picnicking. These locations are held on a first come, first serve basis and require no reservations.
    Patrons of the Beastro, Cat Wok Café, Rocky Shores, and Oasis Plaza are welcome to eat at the designated seating within those locations.
  • Are pets allowed in the Zoo?
    No. Utah’s Hogle Zoo enforces a strict policy against admitting any pets onto Zoo grounds. This is to ensure the safety of highly sensitive animals in our Zoo collection. Exceptions are provided in the case of a Service Dog for people with disabilities. The owner must check-in at the Guest Service office to read and sign Utah’s Hogle Zoo Service Animal Agreement.
  • What forms of payment does Utah’s Hogle Zoo accept?
    Utah’s Hogle Zoo accepts cash, traveler’s checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover Card, and American Express.
  • Are ATM’s available?                                                                                                                   Utah’s Hogle Zoo has three ATM’s on grounds. The ATM’s are located within the Zootique gift shop, The Beastro, and in Rocky Shores. Look for the $ symbol on your Zoo Map.
  • Does the Zoo have wheelchairs available for rental?
    Yes. We have both manual and electric wheelchairs for rent, along with strollers and wagons. Due to the limited availability we are unable to reserve any of these items. Please see the Rentals page for pricing and more information.
  • Do you charge for parking?
    No. Parking is free at Hogle Zoo and we’re proud to offer four charging stations, free of charge, for guests driving electric vehicles (first come, first serve).


  • Have you opened again yet after the COVID-19 closure? Yes! We are open! All zoo entries now require a scheduled time slot before you visit the zoo. Please see hoglezoo.org/zoos-open before your visit to see a list of new procedures temporary safety guidelines.
  • Do you require masks? In compliance with the state’s new COVID-19 mandate, masks, worn correctly, are required in all areas of Hogle Zoo. We require all guests, three years and older to join our on-grounds staff in wearing face coverings at all times while at the Zoo to further minimize the spread of COVID-19.
  • How do I reserve a time slot and get tickets? (Members included) Click HERE to reserve your time slot.
  • Do you have the gift shop, food, and rentals available? All three! The gift shop has been broken up into kiosks all over the zoo to comply with social distancing guidelines. Food is available through walk-up windows with outdoor seating at The Beastro, Oasis Cafe, and Shoreline Grill. See a list of our rentals by clicking the link HERE.