Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & The RainForest are open all year except January 1 and December 25.
- Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The main gate opens at 9:30 a.m.
- The Zoo Box Office closes at 4 p.m.
- Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the Zoo and The RainForest remain open until 7 p.m. and Zoo Box Office closes at 6 p.m.
On Mondays, the Zoo (not including The RainForest) is FREE for residents of Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, if Monday is an observed holiday, free Zoo admission does not apply.
For exhibit updates, please see our online Virtual Tour.