Hours & Tickets
At Zoo Knoxville, safety is a top priority. Please review the following to ensure a fun and safe visit!
- Face coverings strongly encouraged while indoors.
- All persons visiting the zoo must have a good time!
- Be kind to the animals. This is their home.
- Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers are responsible for the behavior of their children.
- Please don’t feed the animals. They are on special diets.
- Please leave flowers and plants for others to enjoy.
- Leave your pets at home, not in the car.
- Guests with service animals, please check in at the Ranger Station before entering the zoo. All service animals must have proof of rabies vaccination.
- Please leave radios, glass containers and straws in your car as they are a hazard to the animals.
- For your safety, wear shirts and shoes while in the zoo.
- Please observe the designated smoking areas throughout the zoo.
- No skates, bicycles, skateboards, roller shoes or hoverboards are permitted.
- Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase and allowed in designated areas.
- Firearms are not permitted on zoo grounds.