Membership in Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary provides you a full year of free admission to the zoo and is one way you can help in supporting optimal habitats and care of our residents.

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Benefits of Membership

Help support the Folsom Zoo Friends!

Membership Levels

(effective Nov 2015)

$35 – Individual (admit one named individual)
$20 – Senior (admit one named individual age 65 and above)
$65 – Family (admit two named individuals and up to 4 children**, ages 2-12, per visit)
$85 – Family Plus (admit three named individuals and up to 4 children**, ages 2-12, per visit)
**Additional children ages 2-12, for Family and Family Plus levels are subject to normal gate fees

Consider adding a donation to your membership, all donations are tax deductible and directly benefit the Folsom Zoo!

Terms subject to change without notice.  Please allow up to 30 days for membership card processing, if becoming a member online, your membership is available immediately, simply bring your receipt and photo ID to the ticket booth for entry.

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As a member you will receive

  • Free admission to the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary for one year
  • Membership card for each member (valid photo ID will be required at time of entry)**
  • Automatic email updates and news (optional with valid email)
  • 10% discount at the Zoo Sanctuary gift shop
  • 10% discount at Fisher’s “Beastro”
  • Online News, special offers/discounts, event notifications and more (optional with valid email)
  • Admission Discounts at selected attractions
** Not valid for city sponsored or private special events (i.e. Holiday Lights)

List of Reciprocal Attractions

  • Mickey Grove Zoo (Lodi, CA) – Free admission
  • Happy Hollow Zoo (San Jose, CA) – Free admission – Family only includes two adults and up to 4 children
  • Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park (Santa Ana, CA) – Free admission – Family only includes two adults and children living in the same household
  • Zoo of Acadiana (Broussard, LA) – Free admission
  • The Utica Zoo (Utica, NY) – Free Admission plus 10% discount at zoo gift shop
  • The Texas Zoo (Victoria, TX) – Free Admission plus 10% discount at zoo gift shop
  • New York State Zoo at Thompson Park (Watertown, NY) – Free admission
  • Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo (Monroe, LA) – Free admission
  • Lake Superior (Duluth, MN) – Free admissio

F.A.Q.

Yes, it is immediately active if you joined on-line simply bring your receipt and photo ID to the ticket booth for entry.

Please allow up to 30 days for membership card processing, if you joined online, your membership is available immediately, bring your receipt and photo ID to the ticket booth for entry.

We have an assortment of memberships to meet visitor’s needs. The membership you choose should be based on two key factors. First how many Adults are in your household and secondly, will you be bringing children or grandchildren with you. Our Family and Family Plus memberships are for 2 or 3 adults with children and our Individual and Senor membership levels are for a single Adult.

While we do not offer memberships to daycare centers and school classes we do have discounted admissions throughout the year. Please call 916-351-3384 or email jpeterson@folsom.ca.us to make a reservation. Make sure and arrange for special Docent-guided tour to get the most from your classroom visit. Please call 916-351-3513 or email zoodocents@folsom.ca.us for docent led tours.

Membership is tax deductible less the fair market value of benefits received, whether used or not. The fair market value of benefits received is not substantial for our memberships.

All of our memberships are valid one year from the month of processing; so If your membership is processed on March 16, 2015, it will be valid until March 31, 2016. On-line memberships are processed immediately.

Yes, on-line memberships are processed immediately. Just show your ID to the ticket booth and they can verify your membership.

Yes, just show your ID to the ticket booth and they can verify your membership. It should b noted that using your card will result in faster entry.

Unfortunately No, As a City of Folsom facility, the revenue collected at the Zoo ticket booth cannot be comingled with the Friends (non-profit) organization and applied to a membership. We apologize for this inconvenience. Memberships must be purchased in advance of paying gate admission fees and can be done so on-line the same day.