Modified Operations

The Zoo is open!

General admission (walk-ups) are now permitted. Timed tickets are no longer required.

Face masks are required in both indoor and outdoor locations for all visitors over the age of 2.

During this time, additional modifications in the park include:

Mobile food ordering
• Closure of playground areas
• No tram service
• Limited capacity within the park
• Social distancing markers throughout the park
• Installed plexiglass barriers throughout the park
• Closure of log ride
• Closure of zip line
• Single queuing lines

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Frequently Asked Questions

.Once I enter the Zoo, how long can I stay?
Once inside the park, you can stay as long or as short as you’d like.

How do I ensure I’m being safe during my visit?
Following guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all guests will need to stay at least six feet away from others and practice everyday safety steps such as washing hands often and covering coughs and sneezes.

While hand sanitizers will be available throughout the park, we encourage all guests to bring their personal hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Face masks are now required for all visitors at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Face masks are to be worn in both indoor and outdoor locations. This state mandate will apply to individuals over the age of 2.

In addition, Zoo staff will be continuously cleaning the property throughout the day, focusing additional attention on high touch points throughout the park including restrooms.

At this time, there is no evidence that animals play a significant role in spreading COVID-19. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/animals.html

Do not visit the Zoo if you are sick with COVID-19, were recently exposed (within 14 days) to someone with COVID-19, or just don’t feel well. Follow recommended steps to take if you are sick.

I am a Member and have additional questions that were not answered in these FAQs. Who do I contact?
Please contact membership@pittsburghzoo.org

I am not a Member and have additional questions that were not answered in these FAQs. Who do I contact?
Please contact specialevents@pittsburghzoo.org