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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Register for Zoo Run Run 2020: a VIRTUAL walk/run

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In its 18th year, the Columbian Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Run Run 5K run/walk is going VIRTUAL!  Out of concern for our community’s health and safety during this unprecedented time, the NEW virtual run/walk format will allow you a...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

The Zoo is OPEN!

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The Governor has moved up Stage 4 of his Back on Track Indiana plan to begin Friday, June 12th. So that means Columbian Park Zoo may officially open for the season at 50% capacity that day!

Hours will be 10:00am-5:30pm daily.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Sign up for a VIRTUAL CAMP!

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Now you can experience our popular Zoo Camps - from anywhere!  Virtual Camps include access to themed content designed to keep your child engaged and entertained.  Based on the week’s theme, virtual campers will explore online ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Operating Procedures for CPZ during COVID-19

CPZ Policies and Procedures during COVID-19

Check out some of our updated cleaning and safety operating procedures during COVID-19. The health and safety of our animals, staff, and guests is our number one priority. Thank you!

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Penguin Exhibit COMING SOON!

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We are counting down until we can open our brand new Penguin Exhibit. Our crew has been working hard all winter long to prepare for nine African Penguins who will be coming to us from a zoological facility in California! Stay tuned for updates about the o...

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Posted on: December 25, 2019

2020 Youth Classes - Register Now!

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Calling all animal lovers...we've got a class for you!  Kids of all ages will find something to love at CPZ.  Check out our full line-up of 2020 Youth Classes, including:

  • Cub Club (ages 3-4 years) is perfect for little learners!
  • Critter Cl...
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