Know Before You Go

OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE: Our park is completely outdoors, so be sure to plan ahead and dress for the weather!

CURRENT ARRIVAL INFORMATION DUE TO CONSTRUCTION ON 111th STREET MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT:

  • GETTING TO ZOO ENTRANCE
    • Enter via park path on 111th Street, between 49th and 50th Avenues (south of NYSCI and north of Terrace on the Park)
    • Enter park near the “Playground for all Children”. (Corona Ave & 111th Street)
  • Parking in the area will be limited, but here are some suggestions…

PEAK SCHOOL GROUP VISITS HAPPEN WEEKDAYS IN APRIL AND MAY: Families may prefer to plan a visit to avoid peak times. Please understand that you may encounter crowds during a visit.

LIGHT SNACKS AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE: While we do not have a restaurant on site, we do have a Café shop for grab-and-go sandwiches, drinks and treats. Located at our sea lion pool, stop in for snacks, gifts and souvenirs

WCS MEMBERS – CARDS AND ID CHECKED AT ENTRY: Please be prepared to follow all standard Member entry procedures and policies when visiting. Click here for more details.

NO PARKING: The Queens Zoo is located on 53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, New York. No parking is available at the zoo itself; however, there is alternative parking in the area such as public parking lots and street parking

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