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Welcome to the Mill Mountain Zoo

Mill Mountain Zoo is home to more than 175 animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates - including 21 vulnerable species! The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and offers year round educational and recreational opportunities!

Winter Hours and Prices

  • Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Grounds close at 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
  • $7.50 for adults and $5.00 for children ages 3 to 11 years old. Children under age 2 are free and a 10% discount is available for seniors, military, and AAA members. Zoo Members get in free!


Holiday Shopping through AmazonSmile

Remember when you do your Holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Mill Mountain Zoo Inc. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-1030634 and support us every time you shop.

​During the winter months, the Zoo will be open to the public THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  Concessions will be closed until Spring. 

$100,000 Challenge Gift!

​The Zoo has received a very generous $100,000 challenge gift from Ed & Barbara Kitas and the GE Matching Funds Program! The zoo needs your help to match this amount by February 28, 2015All donations, up to a total of $100,000, made to the zoo by this date will be doubled by the matching gift!   Please consider sending your year-end gift to the Zoo now!  You may make a donation online through our website or mail a donation to Mill Mountain Zoo, P.O. Box 13484, Roanoke, VA 24034.

Upcoming Events

Spring Break Camp
4/6/2015 9:00 AM


A Evening With Jungle Jack Hanna


Spring & Summer Camps


Education Programs

Derby Day Gala