Support the zoo

Early Closing - Friday, July 26

The Zoo will close early on Friday, July 26 as we prepare for our Summer Safari fundraising event. Gates will close at 2 p.m. and the park will close at 3 p.m.

Support The Zoo

Give to the Zoo or get involved. You can make a difference.

Give to the Zoo

Make a Donation

Your donation directly contributes to new and ongoing wildlife conservation projects, Zoo animal care, youth education, and outreach programs.

Become a Member

A Zoo Membership offers unlimited visits plus benefits all year round while supporting the Zoo's educational programs and conservation efforts.

Corporate Partnerships

Partner your company or business with one of Pittsburgh's most beloved cultural institutes and receive corporate recognition for your support.

Adopt an Animal

Adopting gives you a direct role in promoting the wellbeing of your favorite Zoo residents while supporting our commitment to wildlife conservation.

Get Involved


Join our pack and work at an active and exciting place where you know you are making a difference every day.


Zoo Docents are volunteer staff who work to enhance our visitors' experience and their understanding of the many happenings here at our Zoo.


A unique and exciting opportunity for college students and graduates to explore and experience the inner workings of a modern zoological park.

Teen Programs

Teen programs, for grades 6 - 12, offer exciting ways for kids to get involved and learn about animals, conservation biology, and zoo careers.

Every day that you wake up and come to work here is a new and exciting adventure. You never know what you’ll learn, or who you’ll meet. You’re a part of something important, and you know you can make a difference.

Chelsea Anna, Communications

Wild Animal Encounters

Each encounter is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience designed to foster positive, lifelong connections to the natural world. Available tours change seasonally.

Reserve a Tour