Houston Zoo announces June reopening with new reservation policy

Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo has announced it will reopen to the public June 3 after being closed amid the coronavirus outbreak. (Courtesy Visit Houston)

The Houston Zoo has announced it will reopen to the public June 3 after being closed amid the coronavirus outbreak. (Courtesy Visit Houston)

The Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, will reopen for members June 1 and to the public June 3, the zoo announced May 26.

All visitors must register in advance, and tickets will not be available for purchase on-site. The zoo will begin accepting reservations May 27.


The zoo will have social distancing practices in effect, and some areas, such as the carousel, water play park and indoor animal exhibits, remain closed.

Visitors are encouraged to wear masks, while zoo employees are required to do so. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the zoo, and the path throughout the zoo exhibits has been modified for safety.

713-533-6500. www.houstonzoo.org
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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