Visiting the Zoo

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Zoo admission rates

  • Adults (16 and older): Roswell residents $5; non-residents $10 
  • Children (4-15): Roswell residents $2.50; non-residents $3.50 
  • Students (16 and older), Seniors (60 and older), Active Military, Veterans: $3
  • Free admission opportunities
    • Friends of Spring River Zoo members (Browse membership options)
    • The first Saturday of each month (for Roswell residents)
    • Children 3 and under
    • Seniors (60+) every Friday
    • Spring River Zoo Day (July 31)
  • Private tours: One-hour guided tour; $100 during zoo hours, $150 outside zoo hours. Reservation required. See our Group Tours & Field Trips page for information. 
  • Groups and field trips (10 or more): Guided tours $5 per person, unguided tours $2 per person. Reservation required. See our Group Tours & Field Trips page for information.

Zoo policies

All of our critters are excited to see you! Please be aware of the following before your visit:

  • We are only accepting credit/debit card payments for admission. No cash payments will be accepted at this time.
  • No outside food (exceptions for infant formula and bottled water).
  • Do not touch, pet or feed the animals.
  • Check out our awesome gift shop for the latest Spring River Zoo merchandise.
  • Last ticketed entrance is at 3 p.m.
  • The park adjacent to the zoo is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No arrivals after 3 p.m., please.

Upcoming Events

Kids Stampede

Join us April 8 for a fun day at the Spring River Zoo! Kids will compete in a fun run around the zoo.

  • Kids will run through six "Stampede Stations" that focus on animal locomotion.
  • Registration is $10.50, and includes a T-shirt and medal. 
  • Trophies awarded for top three finishers.

Day of the race

Registration begins at 8 a.m. Race starts at 9 a.m. 

Register online at Roswell Connect

  • Under 4 years register here.
  • Ages 4-6 register here.
  • Ages 7-9 register here.
  • Ages 10-12 register here.

Arbor Day

The Arbor Day Seedling Giveaway is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, from 9 to 11 am at Spring River Zoo Park, 1306 E. College Blvd.

This is a free event created by Keep Roswell Beautiful, in an effort to improve and uphold the health of Roswell as a city.

Everyone is welcome to stop by to pick up their "goodie bag" which will consist of a reusable KRB shopping tote, a bag of seedlings, a reusable "Toss No Mas" car trash container, and a box of energy efficient LED lightbulbs. Help us beautify Roswell one household at a time! Limit one bag per adult while supplies last. 

PreKritters (ages 3-5)


Keeper Chats

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PreKritters, a program for children ages 3-5, is being held on the third Friday of every month. We'll have an animal-themed story and craft hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Each PreKritters will also include an encounter with one of our educational animals. Cost is $12.60 per child; that price includes tax and admission for the child and one parent (additional tickets may be purchased at the gate). Sign up for upcoming PreKritters programs here.

Keeper Chats are back at the Zoo. The chats will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Topics and locations will be shared by Zoo staff on the day of the chat. The program is included with your general admission.

You can sign up for our monthly Zoosletter to be automatically sent details on Zoo programs and projects. Here are links to our latest Zoosletter and the newsletter archive.

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    Every Third Friday: PreKritters

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    Tree and shrub seedlings to be offered to local residents

    Arbor Day event planned for April 8 at zoo park Read on...
  3. Kids Stampede

    Kids can ‘Stampede’ through Spring River Zoo April 8

    Run includes segments where youngsters will show off their animal impersonations Read on...
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Phone: 575-624-6760