We could all use a getaway more than ever this summer – and Jellystone Park™ is the perfect place to go. Enjoy fresh air and the great outdoors, plus awesome amenities and top-notch accommodations. Bonus: the fun doesn’t stop here, there are still plenty of opportunities to have outdoor adventures with your family nearby during your trip. Located just 25 minutes from Jellystone Park™ Memphis, the Memphis Zoo can be found. Keep reading for more information about what you can discover.

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The Memphis Zoo is home to more than 4,500 animals! Visit “cat country” – a four-acre, open-air cat exhibit, “pelican pool” – home to five pelicans: Radar, Fat Albert, Billie Jo, Bobby Jo, and Betty Jo, “primate canyon” – a five-acre, state-of-the-art outdoor exhibit, and so much more! The Memphis Zoo is dedicated to providing a naturalistic sanctuary for their animals, along with an entertaining and educational experience for guests.


The Memphis Zoo is open every day, rain or shine. For less than $20 a person, you can view all of the zoo’s permanent exhibits! Depending on when you plan to visit, the zoo has options to host birthday parties, school field trips, and more. Looking for a sneak peak? Check out animals live from the comfort of your home here.


We highly recommend getting outside and vacationing safely this summer at Jellystone Park™. Camping is a great alternative and allows families the space to make new memories. While you’re in the area – check out the Memphis Zoo with your family or friends. If you love animals of all kinds, this is a great opportunity to learn more through an up close and personal experience.