Planning your Visit

Planning your visit to the BioPark

What to bring

  • Be sure to bring your sunscreen and a hat for the many outdoor exhibits at the BioPark.
  • You're welcome to bring a cooler, food (as long as it is not catered), umbrellas and chairs or blankets to sit on.

Do not bring

  • Glass containers, pets, alcohol, toys, sports equipment, beverage lids, straws, radios, CD or MP3 players and grills are prohibited.


Allow 2-3 hours to see all the exhibits at the zoo. Total walking distance is 2.25 miles.

It also takes about 2-3 hours to walk through the 1.5 miles at the Aquarium and Botanic Garden.