Beginning Monday, August 13, 2018 Fall Hours will take effect. The Zoo will be open daily 10:00am-4:30pm through October 13th, when we close for the winter. Please note, some exhibit areas close 15 minutes prior to the gate closing. During Fall Hours, the Columbian Park Express continues to operate daily (weather-permitting) with the final departure 30 minutes prior to gate closing. The Wild Tykes Play Zone kiddie rides operate weekends only through Labor Day Weekend (weather-permitting, height and age restriction apply). The Butterfly Garden Party walk-through and Wild Tykes Play Zone kiddie rides close for the season Labor Day weekend. For more information, call the Zoo Administrative office at (765) 807-1540.