Hogle Zoo

At this zoo outside Salt Lake City meet creatures from all over the world, from exotic African lions to Utah native gray wolves.

Discover wild animals big and small, feathered and furry at Hogle Zoo. Find the zoo on the outskirts of Salt Lake City at the mouth of the scenic Emigrant Canyon. The hundreds of animals and informative team of zookeepers will captivate the whole family at Utah’s biggest zoo.

See lions, giraffes, zebras, ostriches and more in the African Savannah exhibit. Ride the Zoofari Express Train, which winds through the exhibit, for the best view of all the animals.

Discover animals from the western coast of North America in the Rocky Shores exhibit. From grizzly bears and polar bears to seals and sea lions, watch a variety of animals play and swim in the exhibit’s crystal clear water.

Travel to northeastern Asia in the Asian Highlands exhibits. Tigers, snow leopards, Siberian lynx and Pallas’ cats roam through the opulent exhibit. Tour Grandma’s House and learn how the region’s animals have impacted its history and folklore.

Meet land’s largest mammals in the Elephant Encounter exhibit. Learn more about the exhibit’s elephants and rhinos in the African Lodge. Watch a daily training demonstration to see how the keepers work with the elephants and monitor their health.

Don’t miss Hogle Zoo’s smaller exhibits. Meet primates of all sizes in the Great Apes and Primate Forest exhibits. Tour the lush Small Animal Building and discover its reptiles, amphibians and sloths. Watch regal birds of prey in the World of Flight Bird Show.

Ride the Conservation Carousel and relax in Oasis Plaza. During summer months, cool off in the water activities in the Lighthouse Point Splash Zone.

Enjoy a meal or a treat at one of Hogle Zoo’s many on-site cafés. The Beastro, located near the entrance, is the main dining facility. Eat with stunning views of the Elephant Encounter and Primate Forest exhibits. Purchase a souvenir at the Wild Zootique, located near the main entrance.

Visit Hogle Zoo any day throughout the year, except for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Take advantage of extended summer hours between March and October. Purchase admission tickets online or at the zoo’s entry gate.

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