What items are prohibited or restricted at the Alameda Park Zoo

Items not permitted include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Animals / Pets

  • Weapons (e.g. guns, knifes, razor blades, box cutters)

  • Alcohol, marijuana (including marijuana-enriched products), and any illegal substances

  • Bicycles, scooters, roller skates/blades, roller shoes, hoverboards skateboards and riding toys

  • Remote control toys

  • Disruptive items (e.g. laser pointers, silly string, party poppers, fireworks, stink bombs, air horns, tools, musical instruments, megaphones, noise makers, toys that make loud noises)

  • Drones or flying toys

  • Restraining devices (e.g., handcuffs, zip ties) or any suspicious items (duck tape, wire)

  • Glass bottles or containers

  • Masks, costumes and other items deemed by Zoo management

  • No Solicitation

  • Shirt and shoes are required. No offensive or profane clothing. 

  • Fires and Grills


This information is subject to change without notice

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1. What are Alameda Park Zoo hours?
2. Is the Zoo open every day of the year?
3. What are the zoo admission prices?
4. What items are prohibited or restricted at the Alameda Park Zoo
5. What are the rules at the Alameda Park Zoo
6. May I bring my pet to the Zoo?
7. What is the smoking policy at the Zoo?
8. Can I bring food into the parks?
9. Does the Zoo offer wheelchair rentals?
10. Does the Zoo offer stroller rentals?
11. Does the Zoo have a Lost and Found?
12. Does the Zoo hold birthday parties?
13. Does the Zoo have WI-FI?
14. What time of day will I see more animals?
15. Can I feed the animals?
16. How long can I stay in the Zoo?
17. Can I leave Alameda Park Zoo and be readmitted on the same day?
18. Can my child enter the Zoo without an adult?
19. Does my child need adult supervision at the Zoo?
20. Are backpacks allowed?
21. Are drones allowed at the Zoo?
22. Can I use a selfie stick at the Zoo?
23. Question, Issue or complaint?
24. I am a member of the press/media. Who can I contact?
25. How do I arrange an interview with animal care staff?
26. Where can I find the Zoo events?
27. How does the Zoo handle special events and vendor requests?
28. Can I use my membership to get into the Zoo events?