Binder Park Zoo

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Binder Park Zoo

7400 Division Dr.
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Regions: South
Phone: (269) 979-1351
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An African adventure awaits you at Binder Park Zoo!

Discover spectacular views of wild animals from elevated boardwalks. Get nose-to-nose w/one of the largest giraffe herds in the country as you explore Wild Africa & experience the awe-inspiring panoramic view of an 18-acre African savanna. See a variety of rare animals in natural environments throughout the Zoo.

Join us in October 19th -29th for our annual ZooBoo, a merry-not-scary family Halloween event.

Exit 100 off I-94 in Battle Creek, 3 miles south on Beadle Lake Rd.

Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm Saturday & Holidays 9 am to 6 pm Sunday 11 am to 6 pm

Regular season closing date October 8th, 2017

Reopening April 12, 2018 

General Admission

  • Adults $14.00
  • Seniors $13.00
  • Children (2-10) $12.00
  • Children under 2 FREE

Binder Park Zoo Members

  • FREE
  • Reciprocal Zoo Members 50% off admission

Parking is FREE

Stroller rental available at Zoo entrance and Wild Africa arrival station. Single Stroller $5.00 Double Stroller $7.00 Wheelchairs available on first come-first served basis and are $5.00

Tram to Wild Africa is FREE

Z.O. & O. Railroad is $2.00

Binda Conservation Carousel is $2.00


  • Twiga Overlook is located between the ranger station and research camp in Wild Africa. You can purchase lettuce leaves to feed the giraffes and souvenirs for yourself. Lettuce leaves are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00