personalized tours

Would your class or group like a personalized tour of the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary? One of our fabulous, fun and fact-filled docents will lead you through the Zoo. Learn each animal’s history and the reason they found a permanent home with us.

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Things To Consider Before Your Visit

Please Do Not Feed the Animals
Our animals have specific diets and nutritional needs and we request that you please not feed them. Because some animals are under strict diets for medical reasons, it is vitally important that this policy is followed.

Animals Do Not Like to Be Teased!
For the welfare of our animals, we ask you not to tease, whistle or yell at the animals at the Zoo. And, please do not throw food or anything else into the animal exhibits.

No dogs or other pets are allowed on zoo grounds, except service dogs.

No bicycles, tricycles, scooters, skateboards, rollershoes or rollerblades.

A Picture is worth a thousand words…
We encourage you to photograph or videotape any of the animals, but you must stay safely behind any barriers and remain in the public areas at all times. If you are a member of the media and would like further assistance to photograph or videotape animals at closer range, please contact the Zoo’s management at zoobooth@folsom.ca.us or call (916) 351-3527.

Questions or Comments?
Drop us a note at information@folsomzoofriends.org or call us at (916) 226-5445 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Docent Guided Tours

Docent guided tours are a great way to educate students and to gain a deeper appreciation for the role of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary in our community. To reserve a tour or for more information call (916) 351-3513 or email: zoodocents@folsom.ca.us

Price:

  • $5.00 for students 2-12 and seniors / $6.00 adult ( June 16 – March 14)
  • $6.00 for students 2-12 and seniors student / $7.00 adult (March 15 – June 15 and all weekends)
  • One free chaperone per 10 students
Grade
Group Size Days / Times Information
Grades Kindergarten and up
10 – 60 Tues – Fri 9:45 & 11:00 a.m.
(9:45am only June 16 through Labor Day)
One Hour tour of the Zoo Sanctuary animals and artifacts led by docents.
Pre-Kindergarten
10 – 40
Tues – Fri 9:45 & 11:00 a.m.
(9:45am only June 16 through Labor Day)
Special one-hour interactive tour for Pre-K children
Special Tours 10 – 40

Sat & Sun
Time negotiable

One hour tour of the Zoo led by docents.
You’ll see our wonderful animal residents and artifacts.  Regular weekend admission fees.

Self Guided Group Visit

Tours are a great way for your group to gain a deeper appreciation for the animals and role of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary in our community. To reserve your tour call 916.351.3384 or email: jpeterson@folsom.ca.us.

Price: $3.50 per Student / $4.50 per Adult / One chaperon per 10 students

Group
Group Size Days / Times Information
Grades Kindergarten and up or Adult group
20 – 60 Tues – Sun 10:15 & 10:45 a.m. The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary offers discounts to groups when they
schedule 30 days in advance and are pre-paid. The discount rate does not apply the day of the visit.
Grade
Group Size Days / Times Information
Grades Kindergarten and up
10 – 60 Tues – Fri 9:45 & 11:00 a.m.
(9:45am only June 16 through Labor Day)
One Hour tour of the Zoo Sanctuary animals and artifacts led by docents.
Pre-Kindergarten
10 – 40
Tues – Fri 9:45 & 11:00 a.m.
(9:45am only June 16 through Labor Day)
Special one-hour interactive tour for Pre-K children
Special Tours 10 – 40

Sat & Sun
Time negotiable

One hour tour of the Zoo led by docents.
You’ll see our wonderful animal residents and artifacts.  Regular weekend admission fees.

Bring the Zoo To You!

In class, docent lead presentations invite you and your students to actively explore the amazing world of animals!  For more information or to schedule a presentation, please contact us by e-mail: zootoyou@folsom.ca.us or by telephone: (916) 496-2030

To learn more please download our flyer, click the .pdf icon below:

Download our Zoo to You flyer!

Zoo to You!