Baton Rouge Zoo
Visit the Baton Rouge Zoo's website at brzoo.org
Discover the animal kingdom at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. Visitors can enjoy the Realm of the Tiger, featuring Sumatran and Malayan tigers, Siamang gibbons, a Koi pond and a walk-through Asian aviary, as well as the Safari Playground, the Otter Pond, our exhibit featuring a replicated fishing cabin with an underwater viewing of the otters, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo.
Adults and children can ride the Cypress Bayou Railroad on a scenic ride through the unique Louisiana habitat that surrounds the core zoo.
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Upcoming Programs & Events
Red, White and Zoo Day
Visit the Zoo and celebrate our red, white and blue animal friends.
Zoo & Me Morning
Exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.
3601 Thomas Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Take Interstate 110 North to Exit 8, turn right onto Highway 19.
At the second light, turn right onto Thomas Road. The Zoo is located on the left.
The Zoo is open for extended weekend hours April through August, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Zoo grounds close at 6 p.m. BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Adults & Teens: $8.25 Seniors $7.25 Ages 2-12: $5.25 Ages 1 and under: Free. Wednesday Special Visit the Zoo every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for $1.25 per person. Zoo grounds close at 5 p.m.