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Zip Line Open December 13th

The Zip Line at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will be operating on Saturday, December 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. After the “all-you-can-eat” pancake Breakfast with Santa that morning, burn off some of those calories while you scale the 50 foot tall tower on your way to a zip line adventure. Do […]

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Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park plays a role in the effort. Silver Spring, Maryland (November 6, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks this November, they can add to their list of things to be thankful […]

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Winter Hours of Operation in Effect

Effective Saturday, November 1st, the NEW Zoo hours of operation will change to the winter schedule. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The NEW Zoo will remain open seven days a week, including holidays. The Adventure Park will be open for the final weekend of the season Saturday, November 1, 2014 […]

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Adventure Park Closure Notice

Please note: The Adventure Park will be closed on Friday Oct 31st due to high winds and inclement weather. The Adventure Park features (ropes challenge course, climbing wall, and zip lines) will be open for the final weekend of the season on Saturday Nov. 1st and Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Glow Zip Participant Requirements

Glow Zip Participant Requirements “Glow Zip” Participants must meet all previously stated participant requirements Participants must purchase wristbands at the Ski Lodge located in Reforestation camp adjacent to the Adventure Park. Ticket sales will stop @ 7:30pm. All costume accessories must meet all safety requirements.  Possible costume concerns are as follows: Capes, wigs, hats, masks, […]

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The Custard for Claws fundraiser is back!

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Zesty’s Frozen Custard & Grill to host the CUSTARD FOR CLAWS fundraiser again this fall! Starting October 8th, on Wednesdays in October, Zesty’s Frozen Custard & Grill will be donating 10% of all proceeds from sales to the […]

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Tickets Now On Sale!

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce North Shore Bank as the title sponsor for our annual Halloween event. Plans are well underway to ensure this year’s North Shore Bank Zoo Boo is more “spook”tacular than ever! Tickets for North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations […]

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Event Volunteers Needed

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the North Shore Bank Zoo Boo special event!  The event takes place over six nights in October.  Volunteer positions are varied and several different time shifts are offered.  Children ages 8 to 13 can volunteer with adult supervision.  A limited number of […]

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“Zip into the Fall” Event & Adventure Park Fall Hours

Zip Week Special The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is hosting a special one week Zipline event.  The “Zip Week” event will be held beginning August 25th through August 29th.   Participants can take three consecutive Zips for a discounted price of $25. This is a $5 discount. The Ropes Course and Climbing Wall will be […]

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