Plan Your Visit
The Applegate Park Zoo is located at 1045 W. 25th Street, Merced, CA 95340
Hours of operation
(Monday-Sunday, weather permitting)
Spring-Fall Hours: Sunday, Mar. 11 - Saturday, Nov. 4, 2018 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Winter Hours: Sunday, Nov. 5, 2018 - Saturday, March 9, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Under 5 Free
Ages 5-15 $2.00
Ages 16-61 $3.00
Ages 62+ $1.50
FREE ENTRY TO ALL MERCED ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEMBERS
Gift Shop Number:
Zookeeper Office Number:
Saturdays 12:00 pm
Weekly educational tour, guided by UC Merced Volunteers.
The Zoological Society operates a gift shop that specializes in animal theme gifts for the whole family, educational toys, books, and gifts. All proceeds help support the zoo’s operations.
Petting Zoo dedicated for our younger crowd. For an additional $1.00 guests can have a hands-on, close encounter with our smaller, kid-friendly animals. Kiddie Corral is volunteer run, and is only open when volunteers are available. If you would like to volunteer, please stop by the zoo office and contact a zookeeper.
Zoo memberships can be purchased for a yearly fee of $35 dollars at the Gift Shop.
Free entry to Zoo
10% off all items in Gift Shop
*May allow you free or discounted admission to other Zoos around the country.
BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE ZOO
Rossotti educational center is available for rent for birthday party's. for more information please contact the gift shop at (209) 725-3337.