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Dickerson Park Zoo

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Wink and a smile!
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo/Jeffrey Sweet Photography
African Lion
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo
Asian Elephant
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo/Susan Hammons Photography
You have a hand in conservation.
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo
Peek a Roo
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo
Cheetah mom & cub
Credit: Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo’s 55 acres are home to hundreds of animals, representing habitats in Africa, Tropical Asia, South America, Australia and North America. Favorites include: Asian elephants, tigers, giraffes and river otters.

Stand eye-to-eye with giraffes on an elevated feeding/viewing deck; crackers may be purchased to feed these magnificent animals.

The Diversity of Life exhibits showcase reptiles and amphibians from around the world,which share common types of habitats.

Admission: adults and teens, $17; ages 3-12, $12; 60+, $14

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through February; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March through October

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1401 W. Norton Road
Springfield, MO 65803

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities On-site
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Canoeing Outfitters
Equestrian Trails
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
Charges Admission
Discounts Offered
Group Discount
Military Discount
Senior Citizen Discount
General Interest Info
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Restaurant On-site
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
Family Friendly
Types Of Payment Accepted
American Express Card