Zoo hours for 2024: The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last entry is at 4 p.m. The zoo is closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day. Please note that some exhibits are closed due to construction. For more information, visit 'Plan Your Visit' - 'Hours & Pricing'. (dismiss)
Animal Enrichment



Our animals receive enrichment in their habitats daily, sometimes multiple times a day! What is enrichment? Enrichment is variables added to animal habitats that yield natural and stimulating psychological and physical behavior. In short, enrichment creates natural choice, change and complexity in the lives of our animals.


We’ve created a list of places to go online that have items that can be donated directly to the animals at Niabi.

The items range in price from $5 to $500, so they can fit into anyone’s budget.


Want to see some enrichment in action?

Check out these videos of our zookeepers and animal family building and interacting with their enrichment devices.

PLUS, when you visit the zoo, be sure to look out for QR code “Enrichment in Action” brochures posted at many of our habitats–click on the QR codes to view Enrichment in Action videos.