March 4, 2024

Lee Richardson Zoo changes to Summer Hours

(Courtesy of the Lee Richardson Zoo)

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Lee Richardson Zoo will begin extended hours on Monday, April 1.  The pedestrian entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily while the vehicle entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Visitors may stay until 7:00 PM. These hours will be in effect through Labor Day.

Pedestrians and FOLRZ member vehicles are admitted free. All day admission for non-member vehicles is $10.00 per car. The day pass is valid for unlimited reentry on the day of purchase.  All vehicles are admitted free on Wild Wednesdays, which take place on the first Wednesday of every month April through October.

Members will be required to show a current membership card and photo identification.  Memberships can be purchased online at, at the Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo Office, the Safari Shoppe, or the entrance booth.