COVID-19 Information

Sequoia Park Zoo is Now Open!

Several key measures have been implemented as part of our re-opening plan with the County.

These safety measures include requiring staff and guests to wear face coverings, installing directional signage, encouraging social distancing between groups, increasing cleaning and sanitization practices, and closing certain indoor spaces and high touch areas. Please keep reading for more details on what to expect during your visit.


Sequoia Park Zoo will be CLOSED on Christmas Day 12/25. Happy Holidays!

Face Masks are NOW REQUIRED for everyone age 3+. Guests must practice social distancing, wear a mask and we encourage frequent hand washing. There are hand sanitizer stations throughout the Zoo.

The Zoo Gift Shop will remain CLOSED as per Humboldt County’s move to purple tier. The barn in the Barnyard will be closed to the public for the safety of staff in the Barnyard beginning Friday, 11/27.

Ecos Cafe will be CLOSED until Saturday, 12/5/20, with future plans TBA.

Please Follow These Guidelines

Per Humboldt County Health Department guidelines, as well as for the safety of employees and susceptible zoo animals, we ask that you:

Wear Face Coverings

REQUIRED for those who are age 3+.

Practice Social Distancing

Please maintain at least 6 feet distancing between guest social units.

Wash Your Hands!

Help us create a clean space for all visitors!

Some Changes Around the Zoo

  • Added several new hand sanitizer stations throughout zoo grounds
  • Drinking fountains closed (hydration fill-up open)
  • Benches and tables spaced out for distancing
  • Card-only transactions, no cash handling

We have temporarily suspended or closed the following attractions:

  • Kids Koral room
  • Spiderweb climber
  • Contact Corral petting area
  • Eagle nest
  • Otter tube
  • Flamingo room
  • Barn in Barnyard
  • Most touch-based elements 
  • Suspension of keeper talks and other activities that encourage crowds to gather
  • Rentals and birthday parties temporarily suspended