City of Bloomington Parks & Recreation • 115 E. Washington St. • Bloomington, IL 61701 • 309-434-2260 •

Welcome to Miller Park Zoo!

Wild Lights at Miller Park Zoo - Dec. 8th & 9th from 5 - 8 pm
How does the Miller Park Zoo look at night with candles at the Zoo? Come to this 6th annual event and witness hundreds of luminarias around the entire Zoo. COST: $3 per person (ages 3 and up) for members, $7 per person (ages 3 and up) for non-members, under 3 free.

FUN at the Zoo!
Miller Park Zoo offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that are enjoyed by the whole family. Some highlights include: reindeer, Sumatran tiger, greater flamingos, harbor seals, river otters, red pandas, lemurs, Galapagos tortoise, bald eagles, Pallas' cat, snow leopards, gibbons, and red wolves. The Zoo features many large indoor and outdoor exhibits such as a Tropical America Rainforest, ZooLab, Katthoefer Animal Building, Wallaby WalkAbout, Children's Zoo, and Animals of Asia.


A limited number of strollers and
wheel chairs are available in the
Zootique Gift Shop

Grounds are cleared at 5:00 pm

Reindeer Gems! The perfect holiday gift!

Want to volunteer with Miller Park Zoo? Click here!

Daily Animal Feeding Schedule – Free with Zoo admission
Harbor Seals and River Otters ~ 10:30 am & 3:00 pm
Tiger, Leopard, Gibbons ~ 4:00 pm
Budgie bird feeding ~ 11:00 am & 3:30 pm ($2.75 fee)

Carousel Rides
Our carousel animals are waiting to give you a ride!  Ride tokens may be purchased at the admission window for $1.75 (The carousel’s accessibility is dependant on weather and staff availability).

Rent Out the Zoo
Treat your employees or other special group to a one of a kind after-hours experience at the Zoo.  Various packages are available, and can be customized to meet your needs. View details here. Contact us at (309) 434-2250 for additional information.

City Adopts Miller Park Zoo Master Plan
The Bloomington City Council adopted the Master Plan at its October 8, 2012 regular meeting. Please click MASTER PLAN to view the approved long-term plan.

Association of Zoos and AquariumsMiller Park Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (, providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things.

Miller Park Zoo Admission Prices

Miller Park Zoo admission prices are $4.95 for Youth, $6.95 for Adults and $5.95 for Senior and Military.


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