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Blank Park Zoo: Group Overnight Adventure

Blank Park Zoo: Group Overnight Adventure

Schedule through 08/01/2022

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Bring your troop for a WILD overnight adventure at Blank Park Zoo! Overnight Adventures include animal programs, guided tours, evening snacks and more!

Availability: Year-round
Advance booking: Required 3 weeks in advance
Time: 7 pm-9 am, unless otherwise noted
Minimum Group Size: 15 people

These Overnight Adventures include educational programming, overnight stay, evening snack, light breakfast and paid admission for the following day.

Reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance. A 20% non-refundable deposit is required 2 weeks in advance. Full payment is due upon arrival. For non-members, overnight does include Zoo admission for the following day.

  • Group Overnight Pricing:
    • $50 per person, groups of 21 or more receive $5 discount per person
    • 1 adult for every 10 children required, with a minimum of 2 adults
  • Campout locations:
    • Summer Options – May-September (or as temperatures allow):
      • Africa Boardwalk
      • Large Pavilion
      • Discovery Center
      • Holmes-Foster Event Center
    • Winter Options – October-April:
      • Discovery Center
      • Holmes-Foster Event Center

To book a Group Overnight Adventure please fill out our online Group Overnight Adventure Request Form, email education@blankparkzoo.org or call 515-974-2550.


Open to Schedule
August 1, 2022 through August 1, 2022
Event Category
Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, All Ages
K, 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, All Ages
Des Moines / Central Iowa


Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines,IA50315United States

Driving Directions
(515) 285-4722

Event Contact

Blank Park Zoo
(515) 285-4722

Hosted By

Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

The mission of the Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research and recreation.

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