*****Important Update | Updated 2.3.2021*****
We are open to the public. Please note, for your safety and others, masks are REQUIRED for indoor spaces only per government mandate. You are not required to wear a mask on the outdoor paths. The Rainforest Café has new ours, open: Sat & Sun 9a-4p.
About The Zoo
Connecting people with the world around them happens naturally at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden. Your visit to Indiana’s first zoo offers a worldwide adventure as you encounter hundreds of animals representing species from around the globe.
Located on 45-scenic acres on Evansville’s northwest side, we welcome you to our unique zoo and think you’ll enjoy being completely immersed in natural beauty. From the South American rainforest of Amazonia to the Family Garden, Lake Victoria, and the rolling hills in between; Connecting people with the natural world is mission accomplished when you visit Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.
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$20 per day + tax
Available for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to the popularity of these rentals, we are unable to guarantee availability and these cannot be reserved in advance. Must be 18 years and older and must leave a valid driver’s license or ID. 400-pound weight limit.