Location, Hours & Directions


Location, Hours & Directions

  • Harvest Fun for All Ages

    Enjoy rides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, music & more Fridays–Sundays, September 30–October 30 & Monday, October 10!

    Learn More About Fall Fest

  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $125 million Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as a transformation of the historic Kovler Lion House at the heart of the zoo.

    Learn About the Campaign

  • A Cozy Colony

    President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the public opening of Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove.

    Read the Post from the President

  • Close Up on Care

    Lincoln Park Zoo's commitment to well-being extends from regular checkups for the Chilean flamingo flock to high-tech monitoring for chimpanzees and gorillas.

    Check Out the Latest Zoo Magazine

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from a Bactrian camel calf to three baby snow monkeys.

More than a dozen state-of-the-art habitats get guests nose to nose with nature.

Nearly 200 species serve as ambassadors for wildlife from around the world.

Make the most of the your visit with sing-along sessions and animal encounters.

Zoo Events

September 30–October 30
Enjoy rides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, music and more Fridays–Sundays at our harvest-themed fest.

Saturday, October 29
Enjoy trick-or-treating and family fun at our free Halloween celebration hosted by the zoo’s Auxiliary Board!

Thursday, October 27
Join Chicago ghostlore expert Ursula Bielski for a presentation at Cafe Brauer on her paranormal investigations.

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Conservation & Science
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Chicago Cubs fans win big at Lincoln Park Zoo this weekend with exclusive steals and deals at Fall Fest and a chance to catch a glimpse of the zoo's newest red panda cubs, Sheffield and Waveland (named...

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Happy International Sloth Day! (You knew that, right?) We’re still celebrating the recent arrival of a baby Hoffman’s two-toed sloth at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. Born on August 9 to mom Hersey and dad Carlos, the...

Conservation & Science
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It’s Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week! Lincoln Park Zoo’s Veterinary Services team includes three certified veterinary...

Conservation Field Diaries
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New research, published October 11 in the journal Scientific Reports, shares the first documented evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools.

The study is based on research conducted in partnership with the...

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