Spring is here and OKC’s weather is forecast to be perfect for a trip to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden (check out the Zoo map).
Here are just 10 (of countless) reasons you spend spring break at the OKC Zoo:
10. DINE WITH DRAGONS
Enjoy lunch at the new Lotus Pavilion restaurant while dining next to the Komodo dragon habitat!
9. RENOVATED PICNIC GROUNDS
Have a picnic at the newly completed Devon Picnic grounds.
8. WILD ENCOUNTERS
Go behind-the-scenes with our expert animal caretakers with grizzly bears, flamingos, Indian rhinos, Galapagoes Tortoises, Asian elephants or sea lions! *Additional fee required, children must be 6 or older, each child must be accompanied by an adult.
7. BABY KAI
Join 6-month-old Asian elephant, Kai, as she experiences her first spring!
6. SANCTUARY ASIA
Experience the Zoo’s latest 11-acre expansion where the incredible animals of Asia can be discovered.
5. FREE FAMILY ACTIVITES
Enjoy the Zoo’s daily free activities! Take an EYE SPY SAFARI, ASK A KEEPER about your favorite animal, visit the barnyard at Children’s Zoo or attend an elephant presentation.
4. MEET THE TANUKI
Also known as Japanese raccoon dogs, tanuki are commonplace in many parts of Asia, but rare in the United States. Two habitats at the OKC Zoo are home to tanuki: Sanctuary Asia and a lakeside grotto near the endangered species carousel.
3. ZOO IS IN BLOOM
See the tens of thousands of blooming flowers emerging throughout the Zoo.
2. MOUNTAIN LION CUBS
See in-person the cuteness that everyone is watching on our cubcam!
1. CAMEL RIDES
The camels are back and ready to take you on a one-of-a-kind adventure! *Additional fee required.