giraffe feed

Activities at Reid Park Zoo

Giraffe Encounter:

For just $3 per person, you can meet and feed the Zoo’s giraffes (during specified times.)  No registration is necessary–you can buy tickets at the admissions gate or at the Giraffe Encounter platform.  Click here for the Giraffe Encounter schedule and details.

Zoo Train:

The Reid Park Zoo Express train is located just outside the front gate of the Zoo. Each ride is $3, and multi-ride tickets are available. The train runs during most business hours, depending on visitation levels.

Cox Wildlife Carousel:

The carousel is located in the Zoo’s front plaza, and features 30 different animal species from around the world. For just $3, you can ride a gibbon, anteater, or polar bear! Multi-ride tickets are available see the admission gate or ask at the Carousel.

Daily Activities:

Always check the daily schedule at the Zoo gate for Keeper Chats, training demonstrations, and activities for kids.  We provide lots of opportunities for guests to interact with staff and observe animals in a new way.