Woodland Park Zoo

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  • See the world’s first sustainable penguin exhibit, using geothermal technology to cool and heat the water.
  • Visit naturalistic habitats that take you from Alaska's tundra (Northern Trail) to Australia & New Zealand to South America & Africa.
  • Meet a vast assortment of amazing animals at The Temperate Forest, African Savanna and Tropical Rain Forest.
  • Immerse yourself in the desert coast of Peru with the state-of-the-art Humboldt penguin exhibit.
  • Don't miss the state-of-the-art Banyan Wilds exhibit, home to tigers and sloth bears!


South Entrance address:
750 N. 50th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

GPS/West Entrance address:
5500 Phinney Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
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Open daily 9:30am
Closing times vary seasonally.
Closed Christmas Day.

(206) 548-2500


Historic Carousel: Cost for CityPASS holders: $3 per ride.

Feed the Penguins: Offered daily (Oct-April). Cost for CityPASS holders: $5.

Feed the Birds at Willawong Station: Seedsticks available weekends, holidays and school holidays; $2 each.

Feed the Giraffes: Offered twice daily (May-September, weather dependent). Cost for CityPASS holders: $5.

Feed the Rhinos: Offered once daily excluding Mondays (May-September). Cost for CityPASS holders: $10.

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Advice for Visitors


  • The free Woodland Park Zoo iPhone or Android App is a great way to enhance your Zoo experience; details and download.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Dining: Rain Forest Food Pavilion, Pacific Blue Chowder House, multiple snack shacks.
  • Gift Shops: ZooStore (south and west entrances)

Best time to visit: The least-crowded time to visit is weekday afternoons after 1pm.

Accessibility: Fully accessible. Non-electric wheelchairs available at south entrance, $10.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 20 or more: Call (206) 548-2500 or email in advance of arrival.