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Update from Zoo Director
Posted on: May 11th, 2020

Not Open at this time: As a new zoo, we have multiple types of operations at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. In addition to the wonderful new zoo and its animals; we also have indoor exhibit areas much

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Zoo COVID-19 Update
Posted on: May 9th, 2020

Our Zoo is under the entertainment venue classification. We are not able to open under current order in effect through May 22. No date has be set for reopen at this tme. We will post updates as

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Zoo temporarily closing to the public - COVID-19
Posted on: March 19th, 2020

To help protect our staff and community, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective, Thursday, March 19th, to support the efforts being made to slow the spread of

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Zoo Update
Posted on: March 18th, 2020

In an effort to help protect our staff and guests, the AGCZ is suspending all animal encounters, keeper chats at exhibits, access to indoor exhibit spaces, the interior of the contact barn, and other

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Zoo’s Protocol Update - COVID-19
Posted on: March 15th, 2020

At this point in time, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo will be following the protocols listed below: We will remain open normal business hours 9 am-4pm through the weekend until Wednesday, March 18th.

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Now Open!
Posted on: March 12th, 2020

Our new adventure begins...! Opening with record crowds, our new 25-acre animal park will bring together hurricane-proof design and climate-control technology, the highest

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New Zoo Update!
Posted on: January 22nd, 2020

New Zoo Update! Opening delayed till March. Construction delays will prevent us from opening February 1st as planned. We are excited to open the doors for all to see but "bear" with us a

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Volunteer Work Day at New Zoo! Planting Roots in Our Future....
Posted on: December 30th, 2019

Volunteer Work Day! Saturday, January 11, 2020 10 am to 2 pm  New Zoo Location 20499 Oak Road East, Gulf Shores, AL.     Planting Roots in Our Future.... We ask you to

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Planting Roots for our Future
Posted on: December 18th, 2019

Planting Roots in Our Future.... We ask you to be a part of our journey by planting roots in our future. We are in need of trees, plants, grasses, and wild flower mixes. List of trees needed

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Boo at the Zoo - Sunday, Oct 20
Posted on: October 11th, 2019

As you may have heard, construction has delayed the move to our new home. Since we will be open through Novem­ber 2019, we have decided to have one last Halloween Celebration at our

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