Advance reservations are no longer required to visit the Zoo. Given the continued threat of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, face masks are required for indoor areas of the North Carolina Zoo. Face coverings are also required at the Acacia Station Giraffe Deck.
Other Resources to Help with Your Visit or Back in the Classroom
Use the resources provided here, both in your classroom and on a field trip to the Zoo, to connect your students to wildlife, plants, and wild places. You will find a variety of activities and lesson plans incorporating different curriculum areas.
Inquiry Packs - Temporarily Unavailable due to COVID-19
The North Carolina Zoo has new "inquiry" packs for teachers (including home school teachers) to checkout during their field trip to the Zoo. These packs have all the materials and directions to do grade-appropriate activities on site that meet the North Carolina Essential Standards.