Now Hiring

Friends of the Zoo is currently hiring seasonal staff for 2015. Apply in person or by using the email submission form.

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Zoo Hours

Fall/Winter Hours
Now through March 31, 2015

10 a.m-4  p.m., weather permitting
Closed if there is ice or snow on the walkways.

Bush Country Cafe
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., weekends only

Train ride, giraffe deck and petting zoo are closed for the season.

Dickerson Park Zoo is recruiting adult volunteers as docents (volunteer educators) and Zoo Ambassadors. Learn more about zoo volunteer opportunities and the volunteer application process.

The Winter-Spring 2015 Z.E.B.R.A. zoo class schedule is now available for students from Zoo Tots (ages 2 and 3 with an adult) through 7th grade. Register early - many classes fill quickly!



Dickerson Park Zoo's river otter playing in the snow.


Watch our Otterly Adorable Zoo Video