City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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402 Zoo Circle,
Lufkin, Texas 75904.

On the north Loop 287, exit north on Martin Luther King and turn left immediately onto Zoo Circle. Parking is available along the street or the parking lots in Ellen Trout Park. Buses are requested to park in the Expo Center parking lot.

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“Zoo Boo” this Friday and Saturday nights from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ellen Trout Zoo and Friends of the Ellen Trout Zoo will be hosting the annual “Zoo Boo” this Friday and Saturday nights from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. There will be lots of Halloween fun for everyone. There will be “Trick or Treating” with lots of candy for the kids. There will also be costume contests for kids ages 0-4 at 6:30 and for ages 5-10 at 7:00. Additional activities include games throughout the zoo and face painting. So put on your best costumes and head on out to the Ellen Trout Zoo for some special Halloween fun.

To prepare for this year’s event, the Zoo and Park will be closing at 4:00pm each day. For guests coming to the Zoo from the west, please continue driving east on Loop 287 and exit on Hwy 59 North, Business Hwy 59 and take the U-turn on the overpass to get to the Zoo. The Loop 287 crossover at Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive will be closed for the event.

For additional information please contact Whitney Lowery at 936-633-0394. We’ll see you at the Ellen Trout Zoo, The Wildest Place in Town and YOUR Place to Connect to the Natural World, for Zoo Boo!

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