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.

Camel Rides-May 26 to September 3
Hours are 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Camel rides are $5 for members, and $6 for non-members. Photographs will be taken during the ride and will be available for purchase once the ride is complete. Be sure to come to the Minnesota Zoo for this unique experience!

Wells Fargo Family Farm (March 23-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.

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.