Winter at the Safari Park

An American bison calf and its mother watch for trouble at the zoo's safari park.

Both the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium and the zoo’s safari park in Ashland have shifted to winter hours.

The zoo is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with buildings open until 5 p.m. The zoo is open year-round except for Christmas Day.

The Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Sunday. After Sunday, it’ll be open only on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of the month.

The safari park will also be open on Nov. 12 for Veterans Day and Nov. 23 for Black Friday. Before visiting, check for weather-related closures.

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