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 916-351-3527 and leave a message. We will respond as quickly as we can.
|Regular Hours (September 1-May 31)|
|Tuesday-Sunday||10 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|Summer Hours (June 1-August 31)|
|Tuesday-Sunday||9 a.m.-3 p.m.|
|Holiday and Special Event Hours|
|New Year's Eve||10 a.m.–1 p.m.|
|New Year's Day||closed|
|January 5, 2019||noon- 4 p.m.|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||10 a.m.–4 p.m.|
|President's Day||10 a.m.–4 p.m.|
|Memorial Day||10 a.m.–4 p.m.|
|Independence Day||9 a.m.–3 p.m.|
|Labor Day||10 a.m.–4 p.m.|
|November 3, 2018; decorating day for Holiday Lights event||noon-4 p.m.|
|Veterans Day (*free admission for veterans and active military members)||10 a.m.–4 p.m.|
|Thanksgiving Day Feast for the Animals event||10 a.m.–1 p.m.|
|Wild Nights & Holiday Lights 2018: December 1, 7, 8, 14-23 and 26-30
Note: the zoo sanctuary is also open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on these dates
|Christmas Eve||10 a.m.–1 p.m.|
*Veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy free admission Sunday, November 11, 2018 in honor of Veterans Day. The zoo sanctuary is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please show ID at the ticket window to receive free admission.
|Age||Weekdays (Mon-Fri)||Weekends (Sat/Sun)|
Our gift shop is located inside the zoo and features a wide variety of unique gift items for all ages, including clothing, toys, plush animals and more! Proceeds help support the Zoo Sanctuary. Contact the Gift Shop at 916-351-3338.
|Gift Shop Hours|
|March-May||Tues-Sun||10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
|June-August||Tues-Sun||9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
|September-February||Fri-Sun||10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
Named after our beloved Black Bear Fisher, the Beastro offers a variety of tasty snacks, beverages, and lunch items. Proceeds help support the Zoo Sanctuary.
|March-May||Fri-Sun||11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
|June-August||Fri-Sun||11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
|September-December||Fri-Sun||11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
In the event you find the Beastro closed, drinks and snacks are available in the gift shop.
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.
|January||closed||11 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|February-May||11 a.m.-2 p.m.||11 a.m.-4 p.m.|
|June-August||10 a.m.-1 p.m.||10 a.m.-3 p.m.|
|September-November||11 a.m.-1 p.m.||11 a.m.-4 p.m|
Special hours are offered on some holidays. Find a complete schedule and learn more about the Folsom Valley Railway here.