Zoo Rates & Hours

Special Notice: 

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Greenville Zoo will be temporarily closed to the public, starting Saturday, March 14th. This decision is following City of Greenville recommendations to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and was not made lightly. Animal care staff and vet staff will be on site to make sure our animals receive the same level of care during the closure. Follow us on social media for updates. 


Spring/Summer Hours
March 1 - September 30
Admission to the zoo is from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily. The zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Fall/Winter Hours
October 1 - February 28
Admission to the zoo is from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily. The zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Holiday Closures
The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. The zoo is open all other holidays.

Annual Maintenance Closure
The zoo typically closes during the first two weeks of February to allow staff to complete larger annual maintenance projects.

Young Boy Handling a Centipede During a Zoo Education Program Visit

Regular Rates

Children ages 3 - 15$6.50
Children 2 and under (admitted only with an adult)Free
Active or retired military and their spouse (with military ID)$8.75
Children of active or retired military (with military ID)$5.50
Seniors 65+ with ID$8.75

Group Rates

  • Group rates are available when one person makes one lump sum payment for 15 or more people who enter the zoo together.
  • Individuals who pay separately from the lump sum payment will be charged $9.75* (adult) and $6.50* (child). These amounts include tax and a Quarter for Conservation.
  • On weekdays only, one adult will be admitted free with 10 children (offer not valid on weekends and holidays).

Fill out our online group registration form.

Sorry, group rates are not available during special events.

Children ages 3 - 15$5.25
Children 2 and underFree

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