Blank Park Zoo is a 49-acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa, United States, near historic Fort Des Moines. Its mission is to promote nature love through conservation, awareness, science, and recreation. It is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is the only accredited zoo in Iowa. Visitors will notice the Meredith Alpine Display at the Discovery Centre's door, accessed from the zoo's central guest lobby. Discovery Center Aquarium includes aquatic environments from all over the world. The Blank Park Zoo manages 49 acres of land. Of that, 22 acres have been developed into animal exhibits or facilities. Currently, there are 104 different animal species, and 1,484 animal specimens cared for at the Blank Park Zoo. Discovery Center will amaze you with its mountainous & tropical habitats filled with exotic plants, birds, fish, and animals. Blank Park Zoo offers free admission for members.
Children (2–12years): $10
Adults (13–64 years): $16
Senior Citizens (65+ years): $14