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

Welcome to Miller Park Zoo!


Reindeer and Tiger and Bear... OH MY!
Miller Park Zoo offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that are enjoyed by the whole family. Some highlights include: sun bear, 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

MPZ Spooktacular
OCTOBER 28TH 5-8 PM AND 29TH 12-3 - Presented by Xfinity Show off your Halloween costume and enjoy crafts, local vendors, up close animal encounters, and of course, candy! We will have our first ever Spooktacular Night event on Sat., Oct. 28th - 5-8 pm The Zoo will be filled with glowing Halloween decorations. This event will be a little bit spookier, but great for all children. Price is $3 for members and $7 for non-members. Spooktacular Day event on Sun., Oct. 29th - Noon - 3 pm This will be our traditional non-spooky event. There will activities, crafts, and vendors. This portion of the event is free with Zoo admission.

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 and Bears ~ 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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