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Blank Park Zoo
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Where is Blank Park Zoo and
What is It Like?

Address:  7401 SW 9th Street
  Des Moines, Iowa  50315

Phone:  515-285-4722


Animals:  about 1,480                     Size: 49 acres
Blank Park Zoo is an accredited zoo located in Des Moines, Iowa.   The zoo is divided into the following ares:  
Discovery Center, Aquarium of the Discovery Center, African Boardwalk, Australia Adventure, Kid’s Kingdom, Big Cat
Complex and Hub Harbor Pinniped Pavilion.
Discovery Center includes areas such as The Cave that has exhibits of nocturnal animals and reptiles.  The Free Range
Aviary, also in the Discovery Center, is home to many tropical birds.  

Aquarium of the Discovery Center offers sea creatures from around the world.  It includes a waterfall as well as a
coral reef attraction.

A newer exhibit at this Iowa zoo is Australia Adventure.  This exhibit has an Australian barn and aviary.

Kid’s Kingdom is a huge playground of slides, mazes, fossil digging areas and other playground items.

Big Cat Complex is home to snow leopards, Amur tigers and African lions.

Hub Harbor Pinniped Pavilion has an underwater viewing area as well as two other viewing areas.  It is home to sea
lions and harobor seals.

In addition to these areas, Blank Park Zoo has a number of individual exhibits.
How to Find Blank Park Zoo Coupons &

  • A Senior discounted ticket of $9 is offered to all those
    65 and older in the summer and $6 in the winter.

  • Going to the Blank Park Zoo in the winter can save
    you money.  Adult tickets are $7 and Children (3-12)

  • A group rate for 20 and over is available.  Reservations
    are needed in advance by calling the number above.

  • The Entertainment Book has in the past offered a
    coupon for FREE admission.
  • The zoo has, in the past, offered zoo deals for the military over July 4th weekend.  

  • Some online coupon websites offer coupon or promo codes to use when ordering tickets or memberships

  • Several hotels in the area offer a Blank Park Zoo and hotel package deal.

  • If your family is going to the zoo more than 2 times, then a Blank Park Zoo membership may be a deal for you.  
    With the membership, you get FREE or discounted admission to 200 zoos and aquariums in the US, discounts
    to special events, gift shops and more.

Blank Park Zoo coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and may change frequently.
Blank Park Details

This Iowa attraction is open every day of the year except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New
Year’s Day.  Some exhibits may close on bad weather days.

Hours for the zoo are:  May – September: 9am to 5pm, October – April: 10am – 4pm.

Regular zoo ticket prices are Adult $11, Children (3-12) $6 and Children 2 and under are FREE.

No outside food or drink is allowed in the zoo.  There are picnic areas available at Blank park, which is near the
parking lot.  Make sure to get your hand stamped if you are leaving zoo grounds.

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