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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Opening Day at Zoo Idaho Slated for April 8


This season is looking great with a lot of great events and fun for everyone. One of the events schools and classrooms can sign up for is school field trips to visit the zoo. Sign up anytime for April and May, by following the link PLUS, two fun events are back for the 2023 Zoo Idaho season. Endangered Species Day will be May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Ice Cream Zoofari is also back this year August 12, from noon to 4 p.m. Mark your calendars for the zoo gala Wildlife Waltz June 10! To see a full list of Zoo Idaho events, follow the link

Zoo Idaho hours of operation are as follows, from April 8 through April 30, Zoo Idaho will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From May 1 through September 4, Zoo Idaho will open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from September 9 through October 29, Zoo Idaho will return to being open only on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click the following link to find hours and ticket prices,

Established in 1932, Zoo Idaho is an indigenous species zoo home to orphaned or injured animals from the region that would have likely not survived in the wild. For more information about Zoo Idaho, visit

Zoo Idaho is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days advance notice by contacting Skyler Beebe at, 208.234.6248, or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

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