Adult Adventures at Lincoln Park Zoo

Fun for Visitors of All Ages

A wild setting near the heart of Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect place to hang out with friends—or visit for a first date!

Want to Do Something Wild?
Grow your green thumb with one of the zoo’s gardening classes or lace up your sneakers for the United Run for the Zoo.
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Which Animals Can I See?
Want to hear the lion roar or see white-cheeked gibbons swinging through the trees? Check out all the animal experiences the zoo has to offer.
See the Exhibits and Animal Houses

What's Happening Today?
Find out how a historic zoo grew into a global conservation leader on a 21st Century Zoo Tour or see gorillas participate in their own care with a Great Ape Training Session.
Check Out the Zoo’s Daily Activities

What Can I Eat?
Park Place Café is a convenient place to grab a bite—or a beer or glass of wine. During summer, discover one of the city’s hidden gems by relaxing pondside at the Patio at Café Brauer.
See the Zoo’s Restaurants