John Ball Zoo

Join us for a day at the Zoo!

Please note that there is some construction on the roads around the Zoo. We recommend using a GPS system such as Google Maps or Waze to find the best route to the Zoo for you.

Type "John Ball Zoo" into Google Maps, Apple Maps, Waze, or your preferred GPS system to get the fastest route to the Zoo.

When exiting off I-196 at M-45 east (Lake Michigan Drive), there are constructions barrels but the road to the Zoo entrance is open on Fulton St. 


Please note the following closures beginning April 1 and ending August 30:

I-196 westbound closed at the Grand River
Ramp closed from US-131 southbound to eastbound I-196
Ramp closed from US-131 northbound to westbound I-196

Closure information can be found on the MiDrive Website.