Zoo to return to regular hours

Staff Writer
Garden City Telegram

Lee Richardson Zoo will return to its regular hours, from extended summer hours, on Sept. 8.  The pedestrian entrance/exit will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; while the vehicle entrance will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors may stay until 5 p.m.

Pedestrians are always admitted free.  Admission fee is $10.00 per vehicle for non-members entering the zoo and allows a vehicle to reenter any time that day.  Member vehicles are admitted free with current membership card and photo identification.  All vehicles are admitted free on Wild Wednesdays, which occur on the first Wednesday of the month. Memberships can be purchased at the Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo Office, the Safari Shoppe, and the vehicle entrance booth.

In addition, the Finnup Center for Conservation Education will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Guests are encouraged to wear masks, wash hands frequently, avoid high touch areas, and practice social distancing during their visit. Safari Shoppe visitors are required to wear masks inside the store; a walk-up window option is available.