500 Edgewood Ave  Get Directions
Akron, OH 44307

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HOURS: Akron Zoo is closed through March 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check back for updates on re-opening.

Winter hours 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily

PARKING : Non Member Parking $2


The Akron Zoo, located on 50 acres just west of downtown, is one of only 218 accredited world conservation zoos by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). As an AZA member, your Akron Zoo participates in breeding programs to save endangered species. When you visit the zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars, jellyfish and Komodo dragons.

Winter hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Nov.-April)
Summer hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (May-Oct.)

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