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Do you have to wear a mask at the Nashville Zoo?

Do you have to wear a mask at the Nashville Zoo?

Guests are still welcome to wear face masks as they like, but the Zoo no longer requires them to be worn during the entirety of a regular visit. Guests taking Backstage Pass tours should continue to bring a mask with them to be worn when in close contact with animals.

Is the jungle gym open at Nashville Zoo?

The highly-anticipated, crowd-pleasing, kid-favorite Jungle Gym playground is finally open again at Nashville Zoo.

Why are there no elephants at the Nashville Zoo?

Say goodbye to Nashville’s elephants, at least temporarily. The Nashville Zoo is relocating three elephants in order to renovate and build a new facility for its African expansion. “We place the highest priority on the well-being of each animal in our care,” zoo president Rick Schwartz said in a media release.

Does the Nashville Zoo have gorillas?

Located in a remote, forested area of central Africa, the GRACE Center is currently home to 14 orphaned Grauer’s gorillas between the ages of 3 and 15 years old that live together as a surrogate family.

How much time do you need at Nashville Zoo?

between 2 to 3 hours
How long does it take to visit Nashville Zoo? We recommend setting aside between 2 to 3 hours for your visit.

Does Nashville Zoo still have elephants?

These exhibits are closed: Elephants – Last year, our elephants safely moved to The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, TN so we could begin our long-term plans to eventually expand our elephant collection. Tiger – This exhibit was built in 1989 and was in great need of renovation.

How do I contact the Nashville Zoo Education Department?

Please contact [email protected] or 615-833-1534 x160. Campers ages 5 to 18 can join us for day camps full of Zoo favorites and new adventures. All camps incorporate animal trail exploration, interactive games, WILD hands-on activities and up-close animal encounters.

Does Nashville Zoo offer summer camps?

Each year Nashville Zoo offers ten exciting weeks of summer camp for youth ages 4 through 18 including special camps designed for children with special needs and even future veterinarians! In addition to summer camps, the Zoo offers smaller camps during Metro Nashville’s spring break.

What is the Triad Program at Nashville Zoo?

Nashville Zoo has been working with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) to form the structure of the camp. Supports will be included for campers throughout the day such as a visual schedule, visual supports, first/then boards, quiet areas, and choice boards.

Do you need a reservation to visit the zoo?

Visiting the Zoo is now easier! As of July 2, advance timed-entry reservations are no longer required. Plan Your Visit! Get closer with a Backstage Pass tour!