Family Twilight Treks


For families and children ages 6-12

Fun at the Zoo doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down!

This fun-filled night includes a special tour, scavenger hunt, meeting and learning about education ambassador animals, a craft, and a pizza snack. This program is a great opportunity for scout groups and family groups. Groups should have a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 30 participants. Children must accompanied by an adult.

Want to join in the fun but don’t have a large group? Scroll down to learn about our special themed Twilight Treks!

See below for dates & themes of each overnight

6 to 10 p.m.

 Locations vary

Members: $30/person
Non-members: $36/person

Animal Tales CANCELLED
Friday, October 2
Do porcupines shoot their quills? Can owls turn their heads 360 degrees? Join us as we uncover common animal misconceptions as well as explore animals across mythology and legends from around the world.


 A Tale of Scales
Saturday, November 7
Snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodilians – learn about all of these scaly creatures during this Twilight Trek focused entirely on reptiles! It’s sure to be a ssslithering good time.



Polar Bears & Penguins
Friday, December 4
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live at the ends of the Earth at temperatures 70 degrees below zero? To walk on ice that’s four feet thick and swim in frigid water? Join us as we focus on 2 of our most popular residents from the Arctic and Antarctic.


Members should sign in with their email address and password in the upper right corner of the quantity page (after you click the registration button) to receive the Member discount in their cart. Your Membership must be current at the time of registration. To check your Membership status prior to registering, please call our Membership department at 412-365-2534.

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If multiple dates are available for registration, once you select the registration link you will be able to select other dates available, as well as times, when applicable.

If you continue to experience issues registering for the class or program of your choice, please call our Education Reservations Department at 412-365-2528 or email