Learn all about education and conservation efforts at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. An amazing array of the world’s animals thrive on the Salt Lake City property. Reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals are all represented.

Daily programs enrich experiences and allow visitors to delve deeper into the zoo’s resources. Birds from around the globe impress in an intense free-flight bird show in the Wildlife Theater. Birds of a feather flocking together include parrots, hawks, owls and eagles. Elephants are larger than life. In the Elephant Encounter Theater trainers go through daily care and training routines. Seals and sea lions entertain with their antics during their own training session. Nearby, conservation efforts in the wild are discussed in the Discovery Theater.

Art in public places creates smiles all around. A variety of sculptures dot the landscape on this Salt Lake City property. Elegant creatures immortalized include white rhinos, tigers, elephants and lions. An old fashioned brightly colored carousel features endangered species so that little riders become acquainted with species in need.

Get to Know the World’s Wildlife Calling Salt Lake City Home

Cross items off of bucket lists with animal encounters. Wildlife feedings put participants up close and personal with popular animals. Monkey around in the Great Ape Building. Groups help feed and entertain gorillas in their enclosures. Giraffes and giant tortoises stick their necks out in anticipation of individual feedings. Rhino feedings bring folks up close and personal to the gentle giants.

Dedicated to conservation Utah’s Hogle Zoo places a focus on six endangered species. Hogle Zoo’s Big Six include the African elephant, African lion, Boreal toad, orangutan, polar bear and radiated tortoise. Learn how to help out these animals and more like them here.

The park is open daily. Hours are seasonal and should be checked online or by calling prior to arrival. Memberships are great for residents living in Salt Lake City homes. Perks feature unlimited admission, member only events and special discounts. Download the zoo map ahead of time and get a jump on all the fun with some pre-planning.