About the Erie Zoo

The Erie Zoo is the perfect place to spend the day or just a few hours. A comfortable walk throughout the Erie Zoo and Botanical Garden takes about 2 hours. You'll enjoy visiting with nearly 400 animals in our collection as well as the 11 beautiful gardens throughout the park.


Erie Zoo Hours:

  • The Erie Zoo Grounds are open 10am-5pm (last admission 4:15pm) daily March 1st - November 30th.
  • No ticket reservations are required.
  • Erie Zoo Office is open Monday through Friday 9am - 4pm at (814) 864-4091. 


Admission Rates:

Adults 13 & above: $12.00
Seniors 62 & above: $10.00
Children 2-12: $8.00
23 months and under: Free


Directions to the Erie Zoo

FROM SOUTH 
Take I-79 north to I-90 East. Go east on 90 to Exit #27. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp. Continue straight ahead for approximately 3 miles. You will go through 3 traffic lights - at the 4th traffic light, you want to make a left. At the next traffic light make another left into the parking lot.

FROM WEST (OH) 
Take I-90 to Exit #27. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp. Continue straight ahead for approximately 3 miles. You will go through 3 traffic lights - at the 4th traffic light, you want to make a left. At the next traffic light make another left into the parking lot.

FROM EAST (NY) 
Take I-90 to Exit #27. Turn right at the end of the off-ramp. Continue straight ahead for approximately 3 miles. You will go through 2 traffic lights - at the 3rd traffic light, you want to make a left. At the next traffic light make another left into the parking lot.


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