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Gather your Girl Scout or Cub Scout group for a fun filled day at the zoo. Troops will have the opportunity to explore the zoo with general admission tickets, take an educational tour, create an art activity, and complete a scavenger hunt for a small prize. All Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts will earn a Bronx Zoo patch. This program includes walking outside. All paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible.
2300 Southern Blvd.
The Bronx Zoo is open year-round. We close on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Day. Spring and summer are naturally high-attendance seasons, but we encourage guests to visit during fall and winter as well. When the weather cools off, many animals are more active and you'll encounter fewer crowds.
With 265 acres of wildlife habitats and attractions, it's difficult to see the entire zoo in one day. For shorter visits, take a two-hour tour of our most popular exhibits, like Tiger Mountain, Himalayan Highlands, Congo Gorilla Forest, and World of Reptiles. During the warmer months, guests with young children can begin their visit at the Children's Zoo and then stroll Astor Court to meet our sea lions and visit Madagascar! In wintertime, warm up in JungleWorld, our giant indoor rainforest habitat.