Zoo Knoxville – Knoxville, Tennessee

Fun on the outside, serious about animals on the inside. Zoo Knoxville is committed to being part of the solution to save species from extinction, both locally and globally.

  • Animal Encounter Village
  • Black Bear Falls
  • Chimp Ridge
  • Grasslands Africa
  • Meerkat Lookout
  • Stokely African Elephant Preserve
  • The Boyd Family Red Panda Village
  • The Clayton Family Kids Cove
  • The Williams Family Giraffe Encounter
  • Night Club
  • Barn Loft
  • Reptile House
  • Clayton Family Kids Cove
  • Wee Play Zone

Direct Website


Social Media

Zoo Knoxville Facebook Page

Phone Number


Physical Address

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive 
Knoxville, TN 37914 

Admission **

Adults  $19.95
Children ages 4-12  $16.95
Seniors ages 65+  $16.95
Children under 4  FREE

Hours **

Weekdays 9am – 4pm 
Sat/Sun 9am – 5pm 

Open every day except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Last admissions one hour before the zoo closes each day.

Tips ‘n Tricks

Save 50% on admission if you are an AZA Reciprocal Member

Learn More

List of Animals

List of Habitats

Unique Experiences

Special Events


Fun Educational Resources! ***

Zoo Journals

Red Pandas





Black Bears

Our Family’s Adventures!

Feeding the Giraffes – Knoxville Zoo – 10/24/12

Homeschool Day – Knoxville Zoo – 11/14/10

Behind-the-Scenes Tour – Knoxville Zoo – 08/07/07

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SPGFAN Photo Album!

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