Zoo Lights Drive-Thru

Get cozy in your car as the Zoo turns into a winter wonderland!

Holiday Hiring

Join the wild side: now hiring seasonal positions.

Reconnect at the Zoo

Purchase tickets in advance for faster entry.

Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to give a gift that saves a species!

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Plan your visit to the Zoo.





The Zoo opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m., with gates closing at 3 p.m.


The Zoo is located at 7370 Baker Street in Pittsburgh.

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New At the Zoo

Zoo Lights Drive-Thru

Drive through the Zoo at night in the comfort of your vehicle as thousands of environmentally friendly LED lights transform the park into a winter wonderland. Presented by FNB Corporation.


Penguins on Parade

Weather permitting. Waddling into weekends this winter, watch the Pittsburgh Zoo penguins take a walk on the wild side. Presented by Peoples Natural Gas.


Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to give a gift that saves a species! With each purchase from or contribution to our Holiday Gift Guide, you will support the Zoo and our animals!


Meet Our Animals

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean, North China, or Ussuri tiger.

Black Rhinoceros

These large mammals live in the bush country, grasslands, and woodlands of Africa.


Sometimes confused with leopards, cheetahs have spots instead of rosettes. Cheetahs also have distinctive markings on their face, known as tear stripes.


Flamingos are widely known for their beautiful vibrant feathers. Males are taller and weigh more than females.

Kunekune pig

Kunekune pigs are a relatively small breed of pig, reaching weights of around 120 to 240 pounds. They are native to New Zealand.

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe, also known as the Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth.

Polar Bear

The polar bear is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. It is the largest carnivore found on land.