City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75901, 936-634-8881

Ellen Trout Zoo

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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.

Welcome to the Ellen Trout Zoo

The Ellen Trout Zoo is reopening outdoor spaces.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By visiting the Ellen Trout Zoo, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

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The Ellen Trout Zoo is open on a limited basis due to the coronavirus pandemic. We have reduced hours and will open at 10am and close at 4pm, with last entry at 3:30pm.

All buildings, except restrooms, are closed and guests are limited to outdoor spaces and exhibits.

Groups are limited to family groups living in the same household and family groups must maintain a 6 foot distance from other family groups. General admission rates will apply.

We will be frequently sanitizing restrooms and touchable surfaces throughout the zoo and again after the zoo closes. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged for all visitors.

Concessions are open for soft drinks and packaged snacks, no popcorn or nachos.

We hope everyone will be able to enjoy the zoo and be safe while these measures are in place. During this time operational conditions will be subject change depending on any currently developing situation. The safety of our guests, staff and animals is always our top priority.

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