COVID-19 Information

Sequoia Park Zoo is Now Open!

Several key measures have been implemented as part of our re-opening plan with the County.

These safety measures include requiring staff and guests to wear face coverings, installing directional signage, encouraging social distancing between groups, increasing cleaning and sanitization practices, and closing certain indoor spaces and high touch areas. Please keep reading for more details on what to expect during your visit.

Online Reservations Required!

For your safety and to allow for social distancing, we are limiting the capacity to 75-guests per 2-hour block. Reservations using our new online reservation system are REQUIRED for all zoo visitors.

Please Follow These Guidelines

Per Humboldt County Health Department guidelines, as well as for the safety of employees and susceptible zoo animals, we ask that you:

Wear Face Coverings

REQUIRED for those who are 13 and older (unless medically prohibited) and strongly recommended for children 3-12 years.

Practice Social Distancing

Please maintain at least 6 feet distancing between guest social units.

Use Reservation System

Online reservations are required for ALL guests, including Zoo Members, to prevent overcrowding and limit the total number of guests at the Zoo.

Some Changes Around the Zoo

  • Added several new hand sanitizer stations throughout zoo grounds
  • Drinking fountains closed (hydration fill-up open)
  • Benches and tables spaced out for distancing
  • Card-only transactions, no cash handling

We have temporarily suspended or closed the following attractions:

  • Waterplay area
  • Kids Koral room
  • Spiderweb climber
  • Contact Corral petting area
  • Eagle nest
  • Otter tube
  • Flamingo room
  • Most touch-based elements 
  • Suspension of keeper talks and other activities that encourage crowds to gather
  • Rentals and birthday parties temporarily suspended

For your safety and to allow for social distancing, we are limiting the capacity to 75-guests per 1-hour block. Reserve your tickets here!