Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation

The Louisville Zoo is open daily year-round.
Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day

March 17 to Sept. 23, 2018
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Stay until 6 p.m.)

Sept. 24, 2018 to mid-March 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Stay until 5 p.m.)

Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club
March 1 – November 30, 2018 (Monday – Sunday)
Enter Zoo from 8 – 9:15 a.m. (You must exit Zoo by 9:30 a.m.)


Click here to view the latest updates for animal presentations, ride maintenance, attractions schedules, and viewing of Kindi, our one-year-old gorilla. We hope you enjoy your visit at the Louisville Zoo.

no_smoking_smallSmoking — Designated Areas Only

Smoking (including E-cigarettes) is prohibited throughout the Zoo. Designated outdoor smoking areas may be found at the African Outpost back deck and behind the Papa John’s Splash Park area. See designated areas on your Zoo guide map. We appreciate your cooperation.

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Looking for other fun attractions, events plus restaurants and other destinations in Louisville?  Be sure to visit the Louisville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau website for great planning ideas.

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The Louisville Zoo’s agency
of record is PriceWeber