Directions, Hours and Pricing

The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is a great way to spend the day and getting here is easy!

Summer Zoo Hours starting June 3, 2021

The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is open each week unless it is a major holiday. (See the list of holidays)

  • Days open: Thursday through Sunday
  • Regular hours: 9am - 3pm

NOTE: Online tickets for NON-MEMBERS must be purchased in advance, no tickets sold at the gate.

2021 Restricted Holiday Hours
Fri., November 29 Day after Thanksgiving OPEN 9am - 1pm
Sat., December 25 Christmas Day CLOSED

Tickets for NON-MEMBERS go on sale every Monday at noon for the upcoming Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Admission Process

  • Admission for NON-MEMBERS is only available through online ticket purchase in advance; tickets will not be available at the gate. Online ticket sales will open the week prior to each block of days available.
  • Friends members DO NOT need to reserve tickets online.
  • Guests are recommended to social distance between family groups.
  • Online ticket cost are $5 per person for ages 2 and older; ages under 2 years are free (no ticket required).
  • Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary Members receive FREE admission with an annual Membership for you or your family! (Does not apply to guided tours, group visits, or special fundraising events)

FAQ

Group Tours and Docent led tours are currently not available.

Service animals are welcomed and permitted in accordance with the Americans for Disabilities Act (ADA).

The full text of the ADA Service Animal Policy is available upon request by contacting City of Folsom Animal Services at 916-461-6040.

No emotional support animals or pets are allowed in Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary or City of Folsom facilities.

Directions

The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary is a great way to spend the day and getting here is very easy!

Directions from Hwy 50

  1. Exit at Folsom Blvd;
  2. Turn left at the off ramp intersection. Follow for 3 miles;
  3. Turn right at the traffic light onto Natoma Street. Follow for about 1 mile;
  4. Turn left at the traffic light onto Stafford Street; and
  5. Turn right into the Zoo entrance past the library.

Directions from Interstate 80

  1. Exit at Douglas Blvd. heading East. Follow Douglas Blvd. for 4 miles;
  2. Turn Right onto Folsom-Auburn Road. Follow for about 4 miles;
  3. Turn Left to go over new Folsom Crossings Bridge.
  4. Turn Right at the traffic light onto Natoma Street. Follow for about 1 mile;
  5. Turn Right at the traffic light onto Stafford Street, past Folsom City Hall; and
  6. Turn right into the Zoo entrance past the library.

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