Dickerson Park Zoo to reopen at the end of May

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Dickerson Park Zoo announced they will reopen to Friends of the Zoo members on Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28, and to the public on Friday, May 29.

The opening with Friends of the Zoo members will help zoo staff observe high-traffic areas, traffic patterns and make adjustments, according to the press release.

According to Joey Powell the Public Relations/Marketing Director, The giraffe deck, petting zoo, café, gift shop, and Titus Express train will be open with modified occupancy. The play ground will be open but it will not be cleaned regularly.

The Dickerson Park Zoo asks visitors to maintain social distancing requirements, frequently wash hands and if you’re showing any signs of illness to stay home.

The zoo’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 for ages 13+, $12 for 60+ and $10 for ages 3-12. Kids two and under and Friends of the Zoo members are free.

For more information visit the Dickerson Park Zoo’s website.

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