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Saturday, June 1: Franklin Park Zoo will be closed for our annual gala, Zootopia. We hope to see you on another day!

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Playground

Playground

Slide, climb and swing your way through this colorful attraction that is, quite literally, the playground of your kids' dreams. The playground’s design is based off of elements from drawings made by children asked to put crayons to paper to create their dream playground. Come live the dream!

ScooterPal Rental

Rev up your Zoo adventure by renting a motorized ScooterPal at our Admissions booth. Choose from five fun pals—rhino, lion, giraffe, bear, or leopard—and off you go with a ZOOm!
Rental information and rules of the road

Carousel & Jungle Fun Ride

Ride like an animal on the back of your favorite creature!

Please note: Rides are weather and staff dependent. Rides are not included in regular admission.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Go behind the scenes to see the Zoo from a new point of view! On these exclusive tours, you'll meet some amazing animals and have your questions answered by our care team.