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Critter Egg Hunt
April 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Heat times are between 1 & 2 p.m.
This event is free and open to children aged walking – 10.
Zoo admission will be $2 before and after the egg hunt.
For more information, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435
Scovill Zoo Opening Day
April 2 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
2021 Opening Day!
Monday – Friday: 9:30 – 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 – 6 p.m.
Last admission taken 1 hour before closing.
Scovill Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo is going to look a little different this year so please read the guidelines below!
• Feeling sick? Please stay home. We will refund or transfer you tickets to another date if space is available.
• Arrive 5 minutes before your departure time slot begins.
• You may enter the zoo anytime during your 30 minute time slot and take as long as you wish to walk the zoo grounds.
• Face masks (not costume masks) are required in the gift shop and while walking the zoo grounds.
• Use marked social distancing while waiting in line.
• Following CDC and IDPH guidelines the train and carousel are not operating at this time.
• Please reserve your tickets online. Walk ups are not guaranteed entry as several of the dates and times are sold out due to CDC recommended capacity.
Thank you for supporting Scovill Zoo with your ticket purchase. Funds raised during Boo at the Zoo are used to provide food and care to our animals throughout the winter.
Donations to the zoo are welcomed.
Boo at the Zoo is back this year!
No more waiting in that long line, this year we’re requiring reservations to help ensure a safe and healthy environment for all!
Boo at the Zoo dates start October 16!
We are now hiring seasonal positions! Please apply at the link below!
Breakfast with a Keeper – Bactrian Camels!
February 17 / 8:30 – 10 a.m. / Scovill Zoo
Enjoy a light breakfast and camel chat. Wear appropriate clothing to meet the zoos largest animals. $15 per person ages 5+.
Call Zoo offices to register, 422-5911.
Grandparents’ Day at Scovill Zoo! September 8
Enjoy an old-fashioned fall festival with animal presentations, cake walks, games, and more! These activities take place from 1 – 4 p.m.
General zoo admission, train and carousel fees apply.
July 21 / 1 – 4 p.m.
Don’t miss Scovill Zoo’s annual Ice Cream Safari presented by Prairie Farms Dairy. Visitors will sample ice cream at stations throughout the zoo and learn how the animals keep cool during the summer months.