The North Carolina Zoo invites its visitors to venture down one of our many hiking trails. Please respect the Zoo rules and the privacy of adjacent land owners.
Open Year Round
Access is Free
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Zoo Vehicle Gates Close at 7:30 PM
Dogs are welcome
Dogs must be leashed (max 6ft) at all times.
Dogs must have current rabies vaccination and not be left unattended.
Dog owners are responsible for cleaning up after pets.
Only qualified service animals are allowed inside the Zoo
Please remain on marked trails
Respect all wildlife; Do not approach or disturb any animals or plants.
The following are not permitted: Littering, Alcohol, Weapons, Camping, Fire, Horses, Bicycles, Vehicles, Smoking
Parking lot connector is near the bottom of the park map linking the two parking lots.
Open April - October
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm