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.

Zoo information

Please visit our COVID-19 Info page for more details on what to expect during your visit. Face Masks are 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 barn in the Barnyard will be closed to the public for the safety of staff in the Barnyard beginning Friday, 11/27.

The Zoo will be CLOSED all day on Sunday, 4/11/2021. We apologize for any inconvenience!

  • Zoo Hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (last admission at 4:00 PM). The Zoo is closed every Monday. 
  • Ecos Cafe Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Zoo Location


3414 W Street
Eureka, CA 95503


  • Adults (13-59) ––  $10.00
  • Children (3-12) — $6.00
  • Babies (0-2) — FREE
  • Seniors (60+) — $7.00
  • Military (with ID) — $7.00
  • Zoo Members – FREE


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BIC/EBT Card Holders 

$2.00 (limit 5 tickets per household per visit – must show valid card with ID).

*Made possible through a cooperative partnership with Museums for All

Half Price Admission – First Wednesday of the Month

ALL visitors receive half price regular admission on the first Wednesday of each month (not valid on BIC/EBT tickets).

Eureka Residents

Eureka residents (must show proof of residency) receive a $1.00 discount on admission prices (not valid on discount Wednesday or BIC/EBT tickets).

Member of a Different Zoo?

Discounted or free admission for members of other zoos participating in the AZA’s Reciprocal Admissions Program.

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Humboldt County Library Card Holders

Check out a one-day family pass (2 adults & 2 children OR 1 adult & 3 children) at your local library branch for a free visit to the zoo; must be used within 6 months of check out.*

*Made possible through a cooperative partnership with HCL; a limited number of passes will be available each month at all Humboldt County branches.

Everyone’s Zoo Program

Do you work with members of our community who may not be able to afford the price of admission or whose connection to community resources and support will in some way benefit their treatment and care?  The goal of the Everyone’s Zoo Program is to provide opportunities for everyone in our community to experience all the educational, interpretive and wonder-inspiring experiences that the Zoo has to offer.  To see if you qualify, download the application and return it to

Animal Feedings

All publicly-viewed animal feedings and keeper talks have been suspended due to COVID-19 safety requirements. Please use your smartphone to scan the QR code posted at various animal enclosures and view a pre-recorded keeper talk for that animal.