Louisville Zoo Rider Policy

All Rides

  • Please read all safety information and follow instructions of attendants.
  • Children under 42″ must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Guests with heart, neck or back problems should not ride.
  • Remain seated at all times.
  • All riders must wear shirt and shoes to ride.
  • Please secure all loose items.
  • The Louisville Zoo is not responsible for articles lost, stolen or left behind.
  • No food, drinks or smoking of any kind allowed.

Carousel Specific

  • Children under 42” must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children under 42″ require a ticket; however the accompanying adult rides free.
    Adult must stand next to child for the entire duration of the ride
  • Guests who are pregnant, or might be pregnant, should not ride.
  • Children are not permitted to sit on another person’s lap.
  • No side-saddle sitting is allowed.
  • Guests should remain seated, facing forward, holding onto the pole at all times.

Train Specific

  • Children under 42″ must be accompanied by a paid adult.
    Children 2 and under ride free.
  • Remain seated at all times.
  • Please wait until instructed to exit the train.
  • Keep all body parts inside the train at all times.
  • Do not stand while the train is in motion.
  • The Zoo train is wheelchair accessible.

Rider Responsibility: There are inherent risks in the participation on any amusement ride or attraction. Guests have a duty to exercise good judgment, act in a responsible manner and obey all oral and/or written warnings.