Tuesday, February 19, 2019

From the North

Go south on 35W or 35E to Hwy 36
From 35W take Hwy 36 East
From 35E take Hwy 36 West
Exit onto Lexington, go South
Follow Lexington to Horton Avenue
Turn right at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the South

Take 35E north to the Randolph Avenue exit
Turn left on Randolph to Lexington Parkway
Take a right onto Lexington Parkway, and follow north for several miles
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the East

Take I94 West to the Lexington Parkway exit
Turn right onto Lexington Parkway
Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the West

Take I94 East to the Lexington Parkway exit
Turn left onto Lexington Parkway
Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

OPEN

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

 

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Dr
St Paul, MN 55103

(651) 487-8200

TODAY’S EVENTS

Senior Strolls

Various Locations

9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on select Tuesdays from 9am-10am. This is a special time set aside for just for our 55-and-up aged friends. Each month will feature an opportunity to visit a part of the Zoo or Conservatory for a leisurely walk before the crowds as well as special activities and guests. This event is a great opportunity for Seniors to enjoy a free event that encourages being active and social with some adult learning to spice it up

Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden

10:00 am

Enjoy the beautiful sights and bold floral scents of veltheimia, azaleas, amaryllis, the jdark red cyclamen, blue pansies, and dark pink and maroon oriental lilies. The Winter Flower Show opened January 11 and runs through Sunday, March 10, 2019. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds

11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center

12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest

2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.