Zoo Hours

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. - March

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. April – October


Help us Name our Red Wolf pup!

We invite you to vote for your favorite name by donating $5 or more to support Red Wolf conservation. The name that earns the most money by July 17 will be the name that we give to the pup.

Place your vote here.


No Hard Hats Needed at These Plant Tours

Join a Zoo horticulturist to explore our greenhouses, gardens, compost piles (and piles) and more.

Go Backstage to Learn Where Hort Works. Learn more

Explore the Flora in the Aviary and the Desert. Learn more  
Take a Walk in the Park to Meet the Plants. Learn more
Bat Flower

Start applying to the NC Zoo & Zoo Society's Veterinary Camp

  or Wild Animal Science Camp today.

Just click on the camp of your choice to learn more and to begin the application process.

Explore the programs you can enjoy at the Zoo!

Get a VIP Tour Behind the Scenes

Shadow a Zoo Veterinarian  

 Adopt an Animal




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