Hours and Prices


Summer Hours - late April to September   (check Schedule)
10:00am - 6:00pm daily
(weather permitting)


Winter Hours - October to late April   (check Schedule)
1:00 - 5:00pm Friday thru Sunday
(weather permitting)


Zoo will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


Admission Prices (Effective January 1, 2023)

Adults                              $14.00

Seniors (age 60+)             $12.00

Military (with photo ID)      $12.00

Children (ages 2-12)          $10.00

Children UNDER 2              FREE


Group rates (groups of 20 or more $1 off posted prices above) must be arranged 5 days in advance. call 701-223-7543 for details.


Train Tickets

Train ride through the Zoo $5.00. Tickets available at Admissions or the Concession Stand.


Gift Certificates

Dakota Zoo gift certificates make a great gift for birthdays, holidays and more! They are available in any amount, redeemable for camps, admission, memberships, train rides, concessions and gift shop items. Visit the Antler Trading post for details.