• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required. Members can check in at the admissions gate with their member cards and/or a photo ID.

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Two-toed sloth

Roisin Morgan

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Go behind the scenes to see the Zoo from a new point of view! During your specialized tour, you'll meet some amazing animals and have your questions answered by experienced Zoo educators.

Franklin Park Zoo

Slothmolasses Box

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

Sloth devotees, get ready to hang with these two-toed tree-dwellers! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at the world's slowest mammal and learn from the care staff who work with them every day!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 12 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
  • Please note: sloth tours are not wheelchair accessible
Book a Franklin Park Zoo Sloth Tour
   
fennec fox

Fennec Fox

Join us behind the scenes at Franklin Park Zoo to meet our Fennec Fox, Ariel! In this up-close and personal encounter, you'll learn more about the smallest fox in the world. If she's in a snacking mood, guests can even offer Ariel some of her favorite treats!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • When: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., June 19 and 27; July 3, 11, 17, 25 and 31
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
Book a Fennec Fox Tour
   
tapir

Baird's Tapir

Join us behind the scenes at Franklin Park Zoo to meet our Baird's tapirs! Learn all about the largest of the three tapir species, known affectionately as "mountain cows." For the safety of both guests and animals, participants on this tour will meet our tapirs through a protective barrier. Our zookeepers will also be along to offer the tapirs some tasty treats!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Giraffe Entrance)
  • When:
    • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., June 20
    • 10:00 - 10:30 a.m., July 3, 11, 17, 25 and 31
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
Book a Tapir Tour
   
red river hog

Red River Hog

Join us behind the scenes at Franklin Park Zoo to meet our red river hogs! This up-close and personal encounter will allow you to learn more about these shapely swine, who will capture your hearts with their striking features and curious personalities. For the safety of both guests and animals, participants on this tour will meet our hogs through a protective barrier. Our zookeepers will also be along to offer some tasty treats for the hogs to swine and dine!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • When: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., June 26; July 4, 10, 18 and 24
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
Book a Red River Hog Tour

Stone Zoo

Sloth Box

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

Sloth devotees, get ready to hang with these two-toed tree-dwellers! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at the world's slowest mammal and learn from the keepers who work with them every day!

  • Location: Stone Zoo (Meet at Main Entrance)
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 12 and up
  • Up to four guests per group

Please note: Sloth tours are not wheelchair accessible.

 

Book a Stone Zoo Sloth tour May - June

 

Book a Stone Zoo Sloth tour July - August

Cancellation Policy

  • All tours cancelled seven or more days in advance of the scheduled date will receive a partial refund equal to 80% of the original tour cost.
  • All tours cancelled less than seven days in advance of the scheduled date will not receive a refund. Tours can be rescheduled to an available date for an additional $35.00 fee.
  • Be advised that late arrivals are not able to be accommodated due to previously scheduled feedings and procedures.  If you arrive more than 10 minutes late for your tour you will have to discuss rescheduling options with your educator.

virtual toursJoin us for a Virtual Behind-the-Scenes tour!

Join us behind the scenes, from the comfort of your own home or office, to meet red pandas, sloths and more! 

Let's Go!