Attractions

Conservation Carousel
Round and round, up and down! The Minnesota Zoo’s hand-crafted Conservation Carousel is located along the Northern Trail. $2 token per ride for guests 42 inches and taller, carousel tokens are purchased at the self-service kiosk near the carousel.

Wells Fargo Family Farm (March 25-November 30)
Experience a working farm and learn how food gets from farms to tables. This popular exhibit offers families a chance to see and touch domestic animals like cows, goats, pigs, and more.

Camel Rides – May 27 to September 4
Camel rides will be offered at the Minnesota Zoo for guests of all ages! Camel rides are $5 for members, and $6 for non-members.

Splash Pad (summer)
Cool off under life-sized animal sculptures in our interactive water fountain on the Central Plaza.

Woodland Adventure 
An interactive, nature-based play area located off the Zoo’s Central Plaza.

Hanifl Family Wild Woods  
The Hanifl Family Wild Woods is Minnesota Zoo’s new, immersive nature-play experience that encourages kids to explore and connect with nature. Kids can climb on, crawl through, dig in and discover nature in a “please touch” environment that is free with admission.

Butterfly Garden -June 17 – September 4
Enjoy the spectacular sight of hundreds of North American butterflies at the end of the Tropics Trail.