Until further notice, temporary hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Admission will only be available through online ticket purchase in advance; tickets will not be available at the gate. Online ticket sales will open at noon Monday for that week's block of days available. Friends members will need to reserve their admission tickets online as well.
Guests must maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet at all times.
Please rest assured that even on the days the zoo sanctuary is closed, our zookeepers remain on the job to continue the daily care of the zoo sanctuary's animal residents.
Please note: the Junior and Senior Zookeeper Summer Camps scheduled for July and August have been canceled out of an abundance of caution due to the rising case numbers of COVID-19 in the region. We apologize for the inconvenience and disappointment caused by these unanticipated changes to our camps as we respond to evolving public health mandates. The health and safety of our staff, participants, and community remains our top priority. Participants who had already registered for the camps will be contacted by phone and offered a full refund.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; online tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets will not be sold at the gate.
Online ticket cost will be $5 per person for ages 2 and older; ages under 2 years are free (no ticket required).
Please note: the zoo sanctuary gift shop and Fisher's Beastro are closed for the summer of 2020.
The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is located at 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630 (in Folsom City Lions Park, at Natoma and Stafford streets).
For additional information, call 916-461-6629 and leave a message. We will respond as quickly as we can.
|Holiday and Special Event Hours|
|November 11, Veterans Day||CLOSED|
|Thanksgiving Day Feast for the Animals event||TBA|
|Wild Nights & Holiday Lights||TBA|
Folsom Valley Railway
The train is closed for the summer of 2020 in accordance with current state and county public health guidelines.
The Folsom Valley Railway operates a miniature scale live steam train on a track that circles through City Lions Park. The open car round-trip ride lasts approximately 10 minutes. Purchase ride tickets and board the train at the depot outside the Zoo's main front gate; tickets are $3/person.
|Train Hours: the train is currently not operating|
|The train is currently not operating.||CLOSED||CLOSED|
Special hours are offered on some holidays. Find a complete schedule and learn more about the Folsom Valley Railway here.