Roarin' Mornings! Beginning June 1st, Summer Zoo Hours will be 8:00AM-4:00PM

Field Trips

All school groups need to complete a fieldtrip request form seven days prior to their visit.

A wild field trip in the Big Country!

Serving over 129 school districts from 51 counties.

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Group Field Trips

We can’t wait to see you and your students at the zoo. Please submit a Zoo Field Trip Request Form, as there is limited space daily. ALL organizations must submit a Field Trip Request Form to receive the group rate admission seven days in advance. Thank you for helping us make your visit a success.

Field Trip Rates

  • Students (PreK-7th grade) – $6.50 each
  • Students (8th-12th grade) – $8.00 each
  • Teachers – $8.00 each
  • Field trip rates must be paid as a group in one transaction on arrival, accept credit card, cash, or check
  • Parents and siblings not paying with the group are subject to a regular admission rate

*There is no fee for Abilene or Wylie ISD Field Trips for students or school personnel

Field Trip Add-Ons

Add an educational experience featuring an Ambassador Animal your students can touch!

  • $50 minimum
  • $2.25 per student
  • Students & Teachers only is preferred
  • 20-30 minutes
  • Time Blocks: 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 11:30 AM
  • Class sizes are limited to 50 per classroom

*These rates apply to all groups including Abilene or Wylie ISD

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Teacher resources

The following resources will provide vital information for an exciting, safe, and stress-free trip with your students.

Lunch Rental Venue

Are you planning on being at the zoo on a busy field trip day? Enjoy a 2-hour rental in our outdoor pavilion with picnic tables.

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Field Trips

You’re sure to have a wild time at the Abilene Zoo! You can add giraffe feeding, train rides, and carousel tokens to your zoo trip! You can contact zoo.education@abilenetx.gov for more information.

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