John Ball Zoo

Open from 9am - 6pm

Today's Adventure

There is always something fun happening at the zoo! 

  • Zipline
  • Ropes Course
  • Camel Rides
  • Much more!

Check out our experiences page for full details.


Monarch Butterfly season is in full swing here at John Ball Zoo. Throughout the season we rear catepillars to be released into the wild to help these endangered insects in addition to having our exhibit in full flight.

Monarch Day is September 12, 2015

Go to our Monarch page to learn more.


Members' Corner

Have you heard about our new best value membership?

Naturalist $150

  • 4 unnamed guests

  • Free Funicular Rides

Go to the membership page for more information.

News You Can Use

Visit the Treasures of the Tropics building to see these new reptiles:
Tentacled Snakes
Peach Throated Monitor
Madagascar Giant Day Gecko
Visit Neo, the baby bongo, born this past December in the African Savannah exhibit
Watch our Amur Tigers cool off in their new River Realm habitat or prowl through their forest trails.