Sequoia Park Zoo


Mask Update: Please visit our COVID-19 Info page for more details on what to expect during your visit. Masks are now required for ALL visitors regardless of vaccination status, whether indoors or outdoors. Many animal species are susceptible to COVID-19 and are unable to be vaccinated. We encourage social distancing and frequent hand washing, there are hand sanitizer stations throughout the Zoo.

  • Zoo Hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The Zoo is closed Mondays except on Holidays.
  • Contact Corral in Barnyard Hours: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Please note that COVID-19 tier changes or heavy crowding may require temporary closure of the contact corral.
  • The Gift Shop is open!

Ecos Cafe is open!

Tuesday-Sunday from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM!

ECOS Café does not offer service without a paid Zoo ticket or active membership. This is a change in policy from previous Zoo café operations. We regret any inconvenience.

Outside food/non-alcoholic drink is permitted at the Zoo.


Established in 1907, Sequoia Park Zoo is the oldest zoo in California and one of the smallest accredited zoos in the country. Situated next to the magnificent old-growth redwoods of Sequoia Park, the zoo is truly a jewel in the heart of Eureka. It’s a major draw for tourists and locals, schools and families, students and researchers – anyone with an interest in animals, conservation and education.


Sequoia Park Zoo inspires conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.

Latest News & Announcements

Zoo Open Labor Day

The Zoo will be OPEN on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021 from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM! See you at the Zoo, Happy Labor Day!

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